Former energy minister to oversee SP Energy Networks’ power plans

Charles Hendry will scrutinise the electricity distribution network operator’s future business plans

UK energy giants form coalition to boost gender diversity

Latest statistics reveal half of the UK’s top 80 energy firms have no women on their boards at all

ScottishPower launches energy tariff for EVs

It offers renewable energy at a fixed price until June 2020

ScottishPower’s renewable earnings soar 29% in first quarter

The company’s latest financial reports suggest this was due to favourable wind conditions and increased capacity

ScottishPower to hike energy prices by £63 a year

The 5.5% increase in gas and electricity prices will come into effect on 1st June 2018

ScottishPower appoints Keith Anderson as CEO

Keith Anderson has been appointed as the new chief executive of ScottishPower. He was the Chief Corporate Officer of the Big Six firm and also headed the renewable arm of the company. Lindsay McQuade, previously Director of Policy & Innovation, will now oversee ScottishPower Renewables’ operational portfolio of more than 40 wind farm sites that […]

ScottishPower loses 200k customers

Big Six utility ScottishPower has reported losing about 200,000 customers in the last year. The energy firm said the number of accounts it held fell from 5.3 million to 5.1 million as it faced tougher competition and increased pressure from new entrants to the market. The reduction contributed to its retail supply division’s earnings falling […]

ScottishPower announces scholarships for bright sparks

ScottishPower has announced 16 new Masters Scholarships for the energy, digital and environmental sectors. The energy supplier said UK final year undergraduates looking to progress their careers in these industries can now apply for its 2018/19 scholarships programme, which opened yesterday. The scheme will offer places at universities including Cambridge University, Imperial College London, Edinburgh […]

Tarmac buys ScottishPower’s stake in UK recycling plant

Building materials and construction solutions business Tarmac has bought ScottishPower’s 50% stake in a UK recycling facility. It will now take full ownership of ScotAsh, located near Falkirk, which it has operated since 1999. ScotAsh manufactures products using recycled pulverised fuel ash from power stations to produce aggregates, cements and grouts for use in the […]

Big Six energy firms SSE and ScottishPower shed customers

Two of the Big Six energy suppliers have lost thousands of customers as they moved to cheaper deals. SSE said its total number of customer accounts fell from eight million at the end of March to 7.7 million at the end of June. It comes after the supplier increased dual fuel prices by 6.9% towards […]