Disruption unlikely but possible this winter, says Grid

Under a “highly unlikely” scenario of a gas shortage in Britain, there will be disruption in customers’ energy supplies, the National Grid ESO has said

‘UK families living close to nuclear power stations could get free electricity’

The Business Secretary has said the UK “should copy the French”, benefitting those who do something “in the national interest”

Siemens Gamesa announces 2,900 layoffs

The wind turbine maker has said this is the result of restructuring its operating model

UK to build first fusion prototype plant by 2040

West Burton has been picked as the home for the UK’s first STEP plant

Drax cuts down primary forests in Canada, BBC investigation finds

BBC Panorama claims that some of the wood pellets which are being burnt at Drax Power Station to produce electricity come from primary forests in Canada

Smart meters
How can smart meter data help the Energy Price Guarantee scheme?

The Energy Price Guarantee is designed to limit the price households pay per unit of gas and electricity they use

Germany unveils €200bn fund to protect people from rising gas prices

The German Chancellor has said “we will not leave anyone alone with the high energy bills”

US renewable production hit record high

Wind is the largest renewable energy source in the US, according to a new report

“Why, Liz, is fracking safe to continue?”

The Prime Minister has said that “if there is local consent we will go ahead” with fracking projects

UK boosts heat pump projects with £15m

A total of 24 projects in England and Scotland have won funding to make heat pumps cheaper and easier to install