Nicaragua set to sign Paris climate deal

Nicaragua is to sign the Paris climate agreement, leaving only the US and Syria outside the global pact. Under the agreement, nations across the globe pledged to keep rising global temperatures “well below” 2°C above pre-industrial levels. Nicaragua had previously rejected the agreement, arguing it did not go far enough to tackle the issue. However, […]

Syrian solar saves lives in war-torn hospitals

A new solar project in Syria is saving lives by providing a hospital with reliable access to electricity. The Union of Medical Care and Relief Organisations’ (UOSSM) 480-panel project is the first of its kind in the country and aims to reduce the hospital’s dependence on diesel generators, following major sections of the country’s electrical […]

Attack on Syrian gas field “kills at least 90”

Dozens were killed when a Syrian gas field was overrun by militants from the group formerly known as ISIS earlier this week, according to an NGO. The death toll was estimated to be at least 90 by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on Friday. The figure includes Syrian national soldiers, workers and security guards […]

The Market Report – 1st October 2013

Find out about the supply of gas, the influences on power prices and what you should watch out for looking forward in this weekly update on the energy market from Ben Spry, Optimisation Desk Manager at npower. If you are blocked from seeing this video and would like your own download, please email [email protected]

The Market Report – 24th September 2013

The German election result means Angela Merkel remains as the nation’s Chancellor, while Iran’s new leader may end up meeting US President Barack Obama – so how could these international events affect power prices? Find out the latest news on the energy market from Sammy Blay, npower’s Client Portfolio Manager in this weekly update. If […]

Guest Blog: Mervyn Bowden – What does energy security mean to us today?

May sound a simple and straightforward question but with news every day now of the crisis in the Middle East with the threat of interventions in Syria, perhaps it’s time to look at the way we manage our energy in a new and re-visited global context. The impact of situations such as Syria, which threaten […]

US action in Syria ‘could spark global oil price rise’

Military intervention in Syria from the United States could push up oil prices, say energy market experts. President Obama is mulling a targeted strike in the country to bring Syrian leader Bashar al Assad to the negotiating table. The White House claims to have evidence fingering government forces for last week’s deadly chemical weapons attack. […]

US action in Syria 'could spark global oil price rise'

Military intervention in Syria from the United States could push up oil prices, say energy market experts. President Obama is mulling a targeted strike in the country to bring Syrian leader Bashar al Assad to the negotiating table. The White House claims to have evidence fingering government forces for last week’s deadly chemical weapons attack. […]

The Market Report – 3rd September 2013

Find out the latest news on price moves in the energy market from Magali Hodgson, Product and Services Optimisation Manager, in this weekly update. If you are blocked from seeing this video and would like your own download, please email [email protected]

The Market Report – 27th August 2013

Find out the latest news on the energy market from Ben Spry, npower’s Client Portfolio Manager, in this weekly update. If you are blocked from seeing this video and would like your own download, please email [email protected]