Council to buy energy for the next eight months ahead to save money

The move is believed to limit Slough Borough Council’s exposure to volatile energy prices

Europe’s largest nuclear power station is “out of control”, says UN nuclear chief

IAEA’s Director-General said every principle of nuclear safety has been violated at the Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant

Latvia responds after Russia choked its gas supplies

The Baltic state has secured gas from other sources

Britons say “nothing left to cut back on” amid fears of further energy price hikes

Quarter of those earning 20K say they have nothing left to save on

European gas prices soar as Russia makes deeper supply cuts

Gazprom reduced flows on the Nord Stream 1 pipeline to 20% of its normal capacity yesterday

EU greenlights €5bn German scheme to support energy and trade intensive firms

Under the measure, the aid will take the form of direct grants for additional costs due to severe increases in natural gas and electricity prices

EDF and Veolia criticised for keeping ties to Russia

Energy companies have been accused of holding contracts that indirectly fund Russia

EU backs €406.4m Dutch scheme to support filling of gas storage facility

The scheme will enable the Netherlands to ensure existing gas storage facilities are filled up to at least 80% of their capacity by 1st November 2022 and comply with the gas storage level obligation

German Government ‘likely to face legal challenges to gas rationing’

Law experts suggest some German businesses see gas rationing as a “nightmare scenario”

IEA: “Europe set to face supply disruptions in winter, even with gas storage at 90%”

Dr Fatih Birol has said Europe needs to reduce its current gas consumption further to prepare for a “tough” winter