EDF prosecuted for worker injury at nuclear power station

EDF and Trillium are being prosecuted after a contractor sustained severe foot injuries near the main cooling water discharge valves at Dungeness B power station

Energy industry launches urgent talks on Labour’s tax plan

Offshore Energies UK is convening emergency summits this week at its London and Aberdeen offices, gathering its members

‘Government energy bill support crucial to avert household crisis’

The Fuel Bank Foundation stresses the urgent necessity for government assistance to relieve financial strain on households unable to cover prepayment gas and electricity meter top ups

Energy supplier switching soars year-on-year

Energy supplier switching in Britain remained consistent in January 2024 compared to the previous month but surged by 76% compared to January 2023

‘Public support for publicly-owned energy proposal’

New poll reveals that nearly two-thirds of Brits support Labour’s proposal for public-owned green energy, with only 6% in opposition

Macquarie considers Cadent stake sale

Macquarie Asset Management, with a 26% holding in Cadent, is in early stages of exploring a potential sale of less than 5% of its stake in the company

Ofgem urged to act on lowering customer bills

Trade union UNISON has urged Ofgem to respond decisively to the surging energy prices and record profits in the sector

April price cap predicted at £1,635

In its latest forecast, Cornwall Insight predicts that the price cap for April is set to drop to £1,635 per annum for a typical dual fuel household

Planning reform needed for community wind funds, industry warns

Renewable UK has highlighted the challenge of benefitting communities without significant planning reform, expressing concerns about existing restrictions on onshore wind development in England

Octopus introduces free charging with V2G tariff

Octopus Energy’s Octopus Power Pack, the UK’s first mass-market V2G tariff, offers free charging to drivers, enabling savings of over £850 per year compared to standard tariffs