Tesla granted electricity generation licence in the UK

The electric car manufacturer and technology firm hopes to develop virtual power plants in the UK and in other countries using its ‘Autobidder’ real-time trading and control platform

Drastic power consumption change in the first quarter of 2020

Latest Drax Electric Insights Report shows drastic power consumption change in the first quarter of 2020

West Sussex council energy supplier offers fuel vouchers to vulnerable residents

Your Energy Sussex is working with Citizens Advice to provide emergency fuel vouchers for pre-payment meter customers who are struggling to pay bills

Oil and gas exploration
Domestic oil and gas production provided nearly two-thirds of UK demand in 2019

Oil & Gas UK calls on the government to support the sector in continuing to provide ‘a secure and affordable supply of energy’, as well as help decarbonise

India invokes Force Majeure Clause as renewable supplies face disruption

The Ministry of Finance has clarified that the halt in supply chains due to the spread of covid-19 will be considered as a case of natural calamity

Bulb appointed to take on Gnergy’s customers

Energy regulator Ofgem has selected the challenger firm to cater for consumers signed up to the failed supplier

Section of NHS estate gets clean injection with 100% renewable deal

NHS Property Services, which makes up around 11% of the NHS, has announced new energy contracts with British Gas Business and Corona

UK, France and Germany ‘leading on demand side flexibility in Europe’

Conversely, Sweden, Spain and Portugal were found to be lagging behind the rest of the region

Climate change
Climate targets ‘in jeopardy as energy demand soars’

Capgemini has published new data revealing that as global energy demand continued to rise through 2018, so did greenhouse gas emissions

Asia’s natural gas usage to continue to outpace supply

The supply imbalance is expected to widen through the projection period, resulting in non-OECD Asia increasing reliance on natural gas imports from other regions