Massive power cut hits UK: Industry responds

A power cut on Friday left nearly a million homes and businesses across England and Wales in the dark

Nearly two-thirds of water consumers want more supplier transparency

A new report suggests the public want to understand more about where their money goes and how it is spent

Indian coal demand soared 9.1% over last year

The nation’s Coal Minister, Pralhad Joshi, said national supply hit 991.35 million tonnes in 2018/2019

Global LNG market faces sharp shifts in supply and demand

LNG supply is estimated to increase by 33 million metric tons per year in 2019

Brexit … and your business energy costs

Brexit heralds a new dawn of uncertainty – so what does this mean for your business energy bill?

Gas
Italy to lead new-build underground gas storage capacity up to 2023

Analysts expect the nation’s 14 planned and announced facilities will make up 35% of European installations over the period

UK renewables
Renewables provided third of all UK power in 2018

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) says this is a new record for clean sources of electricity

Energy transmission infrastructure
‘UK has enough power to get it through the summer’

However, National Grid ESO notes solar growth is making it more difficult to balance the UK grid when demand is low in sunny periods

Coal mine
Germany to import 45 million tonnes of hard coal this year

That’s according to data from lobby group VDKI, which showed this will be a 1.4% rise from 2018

Yorkshire Water wants a ‘straightforward conversation’ with customers

The water firm believes making its data public will help people think more about reducing their usage