Smaller energy firms ‘offering worst customer service’

Citizens Advice has ranked TOTO Energy and Solarplicity at the bottom of its leaderboard

UK companies ‘must seize offshore wind opportunities’

A new report suggests the UK’s offshore wind products and services to be worth £4.9 billion a year by 2030

Big Six ‘can’t survive as they are in new energy future’

Robert Groves, CEO of SmartestEnergy, said their role was likely to change dramatically

US energy efficiency sector now employs more than 2.2m workers

This is roughly twice as many as work in fossil fuel industries

Labour Party promises fairer, more sustainable energy system

It claims the Conservative government has “undermined Britain’s energy industry at every turn”

Bulk of leading energy firms say surge in data will open up new opportunities

Around 86% believe smart meters will be the main driver of new data hitting the sector

UK energy industry accounted for 2.9% of GDP in 2017

New government statistics show the sector directly employed around 181,000 people last year

Lords Sub-Committee calls for more clarity on post-Brexit nuclear arrangements

It asked for regular updates on how the Office for Nuclear Regulation will be funded in the future

Energy Institute selects former CEO of National Grid as its new president

Steve Holliday will take over the position from current boss Malcolm Brinded next year

PwC drones on about energy and agriculture sectors’ £1.1bn savings

The consultancy suggests 76,000 drones could be in use across the UK’s skies in 12 years’ time