Industry welcomes Nicola Sturgeon’s comments on solar target

A trade association calls for a 2030 solar target

Direct debit cancellations have skyrocketed, says OVO Energy

One-in-five customers in Scotland are unable to pay their bills on time. according to the energy supplier

Ofgem vows to take “robust action” to tackle “unfair” direct debit rises

The regulator has pledged to take “robust enforcement” if claims over hiking charges prove correct

Price hikes predicted to last until at least the end of 2023

Analysts have suggested people “haven’t started feeling the pinch yet”

Scottish Parliament backs fracking ban

Members of the Scottish Parliament have voted “overwhelmingly” in favour of the government’s decision to ban fracking. The Scottish Government announced it would not support the controversial method of extracting shale gas earlier this month. It followed a consultation, which received more than 60,000 responses, with around 99% of respondents opposed to fracking and less […]

Tests show ‘minimal’ water contamination from Elgin leak

Tests on water samples gathered two miles from the Elgin platform gas leak indicate there has been no direct marine contamination from the incident, says the Scottish Parliament. Water and sediment samples were tested for traces of oil and gas (hydrocarbon) pollution at the Marine Scotland Science laboratory in Aberdeen. Earlier this month TOTAL evacuated […]