Consumers urged to switch energy suppliers amid price drops

The Consumer Council has encouraged consumers to consider switching energy suppliers following price decreases announced by Power NI and SSE Airtricity gas

New £4bn utilities frameworks to fast track low carbon projects

SCAPE has introduced two different frameworks offering an accelerated, direct award model to empower utility sector organisations in advancing their low carbon projects across the UK

‘Grid readiness crucial for net zero’

A new study calls for coordinated global efforts to expedite grid development and highlights a shift towards consumer-centric utility models to accelerate the low carbon energy transition

Water retailer launches high consumption alerts for business sustainability

Wave has introduced high consumption alerts to support small and medium-sized businesses in identifying potential cost savings

Iberdrola cancels $8.3bn PNM deal over regulatory hurdles

The energy giant has canceled its planned $8.3 billion acquisition of US power utility PNM Resources

Ofgem opens investigation into non-domestic energy supplier

The energy regulator has announced an investigation into Maxen Power Supply, focusing on the fair treatment of businesses and the rates they are charged

Electricity switching soar 77% as energy prices drop

New figures reveal a significant rise in energy switching in June as prices fluctuate

Climate resilience vital for UK’s net zero grid, says government report

Defra has raised alarm about the escalating threat of extreme weather disruptions to critical services, calling for urgent action to enhance preparedness and resilience

Water firms urged to take immediate action on open data

Despite the widespread public support for water companies opening their data, little progress has been made in terms of opening datasets, according to Ofwat

Ofwat to crack down on water company executive bonuses

Ofwat plans to ensure customers don’t fund executive bonuses that aren’t earned through company performance