Ministers must seize the “golden opportunity” to switch to green energy without increasing prices, its independent advisers on infrastructure have urged.
Energy giant Ineos is to build two new chemical plants in northern Europe under a £2.3 billion project, its biggest ever investment.
Shareholders of energy giant SSE will cast their votes at a general meeting in Perth next month on whether to merge their domestic energy business with nPower.
Ofgem has extended its ban on Iresa, saying the company has so far failed to address the regulator’s concerns.
E.ON is increasing the cost of its standard variable tariff by an average of 4.8% or £55 for customers taking both fuels from August 16 due to the “significant rise in the cost of wholesale energy”, it has announced.
Work has started on Glenrothes’ £24 million district heating scheme.
Big Six energy giant SSE has been ordered to pay £1 million for sending out inaccurate and misleading annual statements to 580,000 pre-payment meter customers.
The energy regulator has launched a probe into Utility Warehouse over its treatment of customers in debt.
Perth utility giant SSE has awarded power infrastructure contracts worth £43.5 million to Balfour Beatty.
Profits at Perth-based energy giant SSE took a knock last year as it lost 430,000 customers and was stung by charges linked to the merger of its retail arm with rival Npower.