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Brexit Campaigns Battle over Energy Sector

Kiran Jutti
by Kiran Jutti June 17, 2016
Energy Prices

The two sides of the debate on the UK’s future EU membership have clashed over how the energy sector will be impacted by this month’s vote. Energy and climate change secretary Amber Rudd had suggested earlier this year that a vote to leave the EU could see energy bills for UK consumers rise by. Read more

German Giants E.ON to Quit Coal & Gas

Nathaniel Taylor
by Nathaniel Taylor December 2, 2014
solar farm

E.ON, Germany’s biggest utility company, has announced that plans to split the firm in two and sell off most of it’s power generating units due to what their CEO has described as ‘dramatically altered global energy markets’. Germany - on paper one of the most progressive countries in terms. Read more

Energy Budget Tight for Many Small Businesses

Chris Hurcombe
by Chris Hurcombe September 9, 2014
bills

A new survey carried out by the Federation of Small Business (FSB) has found that almost a third of it’s members said the cost of energy was a barrier to growth for their company. Carried out across the 8,000 FSB members, the survey revealed that the cost of electricity, water and gas for their. Read more

Wholesale Gas Prices Should be Investigated, says MP

Chris Hurcombe
by Chris Hurcombe August 5, 2014
high energy user

Tim Yeo, chairman of the Energy Committee, has said that an ongoing investigation into the UK’s ‘Big Six’ energy companies should extend into looking at commercial gas prices, too.  A senior figure in Westminster, Yeo has taken umbrage with the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), the. Read more

As Fracking Bids Open; What Now for UK Shale Energy?

Chris Hurcombe
by Chris Hurcombe July 30, 2014
Fracking should be national priority say Lords

Hydraulic fracturing - more commonly known as ‘fracking’ - has hit the headlines to no small amount of controversy as the coalition government invited commercial energy companies to first onshore bid on the oil and gas licences in six years this past week. Having raised plenty of issues in the. Read more