Chance of El Niño developing by next February ‘as high as 80%’

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) says it is not likely to be a strong event

Heatwave closes four EDF nuclear reactors in France

The energy giant closed the facilities as the rivers they use for cooling became too warm

Inenco Y Report – 7th February 2017

Inenco brings you the weekly Y Report. A personal update of the world of energy.

Growing link between extreme weather and climate change

The last five years have been the hottest on record as a direct result of global warming. That’s according to new analysis from the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), which states both sea and land temperatures are rising steadily each year. The hottest year on record was 2015, with an average temperature of 0.76 °C (1.37 °F) above the historic average. The second hottest year […]

Google buys ‘smart’ thermostat start-up for $3.2bn

Google has announced it is set to buy a “smart” thermostat start-up company in a deal worth $3.2 billion (£1.9bn). Nest, founded by two former Apple executives, has developed a thermostat (pictured) which it claims can help lower heating and cooling bills by up to 20% by learning user behaviour. It can work out whether […]

Temperature to drive short-term power and gas prices

Temperature will continue to drive power and gas prices in the short term, the latest market report suggests. The latest temperature forecast shows the UK should remain “in and around seasonal norms for the next week or so”, according to Ben Spry, Optimisation Desk Manager at npower. Last week however was a mixed week for […]

South Sudan crisis to dictate oil prices

Oil prices will continue to be dictated by the crisis at South Sudan, the latest weekly market update reveals. The news comes as the capital of South Sudan’s oil-rich Unity state, Bentiu, was captured by rebels, increasing fears over the risk to the nation’s oilfields. Ben Spry (pictured), Optimisation Desk Manager at npower said Brent […]

The Market Report – 5th November 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 Special – 10th September 2013

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

The Market Report – 20th August 2013

Find out the latest news on the energy market from Sammy Blay, 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]