Investing €1bn in port facilities ‘could cut offshore wind costs by 5%’

WindEurope says they will be needed to install 70GW of offshore wind before 2030

Ofgem orders npower to allow more customers into collective switching trial

The Big Six supplier has agreed to allow 50,000 of its customers to take part out of the regulator’s requirement of 100,000

Distributed energy tech ‘could save UK industrial sector £1bn a year’

If half of the businesses in the sector adopted technologies like solar and battery storage, the savings would total at least £540m annually

Asda takes the racing line with Formula-1 cooling technology

The supermarket is to introduce energy efficient aerofoils to fridges in 187 of its stores

‘Increasing domestic energy flexibility could save £6.9bn’

Imperial College London and OVO Energy say household measures could slash the cost of upgrading the grid

Smart meters ‘will only save UK £11 per household’

A group of MPs says the rollout will not deliver the savings it originally promised

Mayor of London launches £500m energy efficiency fund

It aims to help hospitals, small businesses and universities reduce their bills and cut carbon emissions

UK increases public sector greenhouse gas emissions target for 2020

The government expects it to deliver savings worth £340m

Onshore wind ‘could deliver £1.6bn of savings to UK’

A new report suggests onshore costs are projected to fall below government forecasts for the wholesale electricity price from 2023

Yorkshire Water trial to help consumers reduce bills

Customers ideintified as likely to be paying more for water will be offered to use a meter for two years