More than 600k electricity switches in March

That’s an increase of 29% compared to the same month in 2018

Fortum Glasgow snaps up proposed South Clyde Energy Centre

The site has secured planning permission for an energy recovery plant, which could treat up to 350,000 tonnes of waste a year

ConocoPhillips to sell UK oil and gas business for $2.68bn

The acquisition is said to make Chrysaor the largest net oil and gas producer in the UK

Green home
Affordable Warmth green measures unlock £11.3bn of lifetime bill savings

During 2018, the ECO scheme saw 212,700 measures installed, a 5% higher rate than 2017’s rate of deployment

Claire Perry
Claire Perry: Climate protest disruption ‘won’t win hearts and minds’

The Energy and Climate Minister said she thought there were better ways to get the point across than blocking traffic and trains

Easter eggs
Vast majority of people in UK would choose a greener Easter egg

Around 61% of people said they were prepared to pay extra for products to come in more sustainable packaging

Complaints
Switching rises up the ranks in terms of most energy complaints

Issues related to changing supplier have overtaken customer service as the second largest source of unresolved energy complaints

Sainsbury’s delivers zero-emission van pilot

The electric vehicle will drop off up to 30 orders a day to customers who have shopped for groceries online

Extinction Rebellion
Extinction Rebellion activists glue themselves to DLR train

Others climbed onto the roof of the train as part of the third day of climate protests across the capital

Smart meter financing firm Calvin Capital to buy Lowri Beck

The deal will enable the firms to create a ‘one-stop-shop’ offering that will be available to energy suppliers