SmartestEnergy buys small business supplier Dual Energy

The latter company focuses on installing smart meters to help firms to better manage their consumption and reduce their energy bills

MOD takes aim at 1.4MW subsidy-free solar power plant in Gloucester

It will consist of 5,200 solar panels and generate enough electricity to power around 350 homes

Northern Powergrid trials transformers it says could cut energy losses by 2GWh

The distribution network operator claims it will be the first company to test out the super low loss ground-mounted Amorphous transformers

UK’s ‘first motorbike-only charging point’ lands in Shoreditch

The Bike Shed Motorcycle Club has unveiled the EV infrastructure, which it says is free to use for any motorcyclist

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Halton Borough Council joins North West Hydrogen Alliance

It is the first local authority to do so and is calling on other councils to ’embrace hydrogen’ to meet their climate change obligations

Majority of consumers ‘like the idea of smart local energy systems’

That’s according to a new survey which explores how the public feel about homes and businesses generating and selling their own clean power

Water industry promises action plan to achieve 2030 net zero goal

It is working with international consultancies Ricardo and Mott MacDonald to develop the plan detailing the measures the sector will deploy to achieve the target

Energy UK announces Audrey Gallacher as interim head

The announcement comes as current chief Lawrence Slade steps down this month

EDF Energy to power ubitricity’s EV charging network

The energy supplier will power all 1,800 public charging points in 10 local authorities, including Liverpool, Portsmouth and Westminster

Swansea tidal power project seeks £1.2m to keep afloat

The UK Government refused to back the tidal project last year, saying using public funds for the project could not be justified