Nottingham Council seeks self-supply retail water licence

The move is expected to help the council reduce costs

New UK supplier offers 100% green energy

A new energy company that offers 100% renewable power has been launched. Pure Planet offers only one tariff – the same price the company pays on the wholesale market. A £10 monthly fee per fuel, which includes the standing charge, covers the company’s margin. The energy supplier claims its costs are 20% less than the […]

E.ON boss retorts over wholesale price warning

E.ON UK’s boss Tony Cocker wrote to Ofgem to defend itself over charges Big Six suppliers haven’t passed on wholesale price drops to customers. He was replying to a letter from Ofgem’s new chief Dermot Nolan, expressing his hope sustained drops in wholesale costs would be passed on to consumers as soon as possible. The […]

EDF Energy’s £471m half-year profits

Power supplier EDF Energy saw profits of £471 million in the first half of this year, it announced today. The company’s earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) were £903 million – a 3% rise compared to the first six months of 2012, with sales in the UK rising to €4,990 million (£4,323m), a […]

Ed Davey: Energy policies are keeping householders’ bills down

UK householders are currently saving around £64 on their gas and electricity bills as a result of energy and climate change policies. The savings are expected to reach £166 by 2020 with energy policies in place than without them, according to new analysis published by the Government today. It claims household energy bills without policies […]