British Gas has won its appeal against regulator Ofgem over claims the way the energy price cap had been calculated was unfair, a court has ruled.
Households across the country could be billed twice as unscrupulous energy suppliers left a £71 million hole in a green tax fund intended to pay for renewables, industry insiders have warned.
The energy supply and credit balances of the 134,000 customers of now-defunct Toto Energy will remain unaffected after the industry regulator appointed EDF Energy to take them on.
Toto Energy, which supplies around 134,000 domestic customers, has ceased to trade, Ofgem said.
Scottish Power is greener than many of its smaller rivals who trade “pieces of paper” that allow them to claim they offer 100% renewable electricity, the company’s boss has said.
Moneysupermarket found comfort in its energy division in the last three months as fears that Ofgem’s new price cap would make customers less likely to change energy supplier, proved false.
National Grid has been told it will have to slash the costs or stump up extra cash for a project to connect Britain’s first new nuclear plant in decades to the country’s energy network.
Ofgem has appointed Jonathan Brearley, its current executive director for systems and networks, as chief executive.
Four energy suppliers have been given a month to pay £14.7 million owed in green taxes or face losing their licences, energy regulator Ofgem has announced.
Eversmart Energy has become the sixth energy supplier to go bust so far this year, leaving thousands of households not knowing who will provide their gas and electricity.
Energy watchdog Ofgem has slapped European utilities giant Engie with a £2.1 million fine after one of its traders manipulated UK wholesale gas prices.
Boris Johnson has been urged to create a singular "energy authority" to govern all aspects of the industry from oil and gas to renewables and nuclear.
Cairngorm skyline to drastically change as funding approved to remove over seven miles of overhead lines
Two sections of the skyline within the Cairngorm National Park are to drastically change over the remainder of the year, as approval is granted to remove over seven miles of overhead transmission lines.
Hundreds of Western Isles families face higher electricity bills following the collapse of energy provider, Our Power.
People in the north are paying between four and six pence more for fuel than the rest of the country.
The cost of charging electric vehicles could be reduced under proposals set out by the electricity market regulator.
SSE has become the last energy firm from the Big Six to hike bills, prompting a minister to call on consumers to “vote with their feet”.
The publication of a timetable for a new sub-sea cable to take electricity from the Western Isles to the mainland has been welcomed by Western Isles Council.
Anti-windfarm campaigners are furious that an electricity giant has started consultations on a powerline for a windfarm that does not yet have planning permission.
UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey has been accused of having his “head in the sand” over high electricity prices in the Highlands and Islands.
A UK Government minister has revealed he is backing the Press and Journal’s campaign to cut energy bills in the north and north-east.
MPs have tabled a motion in Westminster calling for the end of an "unjustified" electricity surcharge that penalises northern Scotland.
The Scottish Government has signalled that it could support calls for a national electricity price to cut bills for families in the north and north-east.
A social energy tariff needs to be introduced urgently to help people in the Western Isles combat a 15% electricity bill surcharge, utility giant Scottish and Southern Energy was told yesterday.
Further devolution for Scotland could allow power companies to sweep away a controversial system that drives up electricity bills in the north and north-east.
Highland MSPs are due to raise the impact of higher electricity charges on people living in the north at Holyrood today.
Ministers and regulators could scrap a system that leaves north and north-east families paying hundreds of pounds extra for electricity.
Demands for a fair deal on energy prices will be made directly to bosses at power giant SSE and the government regulator Ofgem next week.
UK Government officials have been ordered to draw up new plans to cut energy bills for hard-pressed families in the north and north-east.
Energy watchdog Ofgem told SSE yesterday its £1.24billion estimate for the cost of a new subsea power cable between Caithness and Moray could not be justified.
The leader of Western Isles Council has demanded talks with suppliers and regulators over the high cost of electricity in the north and north-east.
Concerns about an "energy bill crisis" in the north and north-east will be raised at a conference in Aberdeen today.