Beast from the East Spiked in the UK’s Emissions in 2018

The harsh weather that sent the mercury plunging and snowed Brits into their homes two years ago increased our contribution to global warming, new...

Supermarkets Announce Plans to Cut Carbon Emissions

Sainsbury’s and Asda have individually announced plans to slash their carbon emissions, as supermarket giants respond to the government’s climate targets and pressures for...

Ofgem Let Electricity Networks Rake in Profits at the Expense of Consumers, NAO Finds

Consumers are facing higher electricity bills after Ofgem allowed energy network companies to make big profits, the government’s spending watchdog found. According to the National...

U.S. crude oil and natural gas production increased in 2018, with 10% fewer wells

In 2018, while production was increasing, the total number of wells producing crude oil and natural gas in the United States fell to 982,000,...

Drax Considering Options for Final Coal Units at North Yorkshire Plan

Power company Drax is pondering the future of the remaining coal units at its North Yorkshire plant. The FTSE 250 company announced today that it...

EIA expects U.S. electricity generation from renewables to soon surpass nuclear and coal

In the latest long-term projections, the U.S Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects electricity generation from renewable sources such as wind and solar to surpass...

Thousands of Utility Warehouse Customers Owed Refunds After Price Cap Breach

Utility Warehouse charged 3,430 potentially vulnerable customers more than allowed under the energy price cap and will be issuing them refunds and compensation. Affected customers...

Ovo Energy Fined £8.9m for Overcharging Customers

Ovo Energy has been ordered to pay an £8.9m fine by Ofgem after it was found to be overcharging its customers. The energy supplier, which...

U.S. biomass-based diesel tax credit renewed through 2022 in government spending bill

The U.S. government spending bill signed into law in late December 2019 included several provisions related to federal energy programs. Among these provisions was...

Inefficient Office Buildings Increase Companies’ Energy Bills by More than £60 Million a Year

Energy wasted in office buildings across five British cities is adding £60 million to companies’ energy bills each year, according to a report by...