Energy Sector

OFGEM to install 1,800 "ultra-rapid” EV charging points across UK

OFGEM to install 1,800 "ultra-rapid” EV charging points across UK

The Office of Gas & Electricity Markets (OFGEM), the UK government agency that regulates electricity and natural gas markets in the country, has announced plans to install more “ultra-rapid” EV

GRIDSERVE opens first solar-powered fully electric vehicle service station in Braintree, Essex

GRIDSERVE opens first solar-powered fully electric vehicle service station in Braintree, Essex

The United Kingdom’s first fully solar-powered electric vehicle service station called the Electric Forecourt, which is situated close to Braintree in southeast England, has been thrown open to the

Centrica’s pay deals get the nod despite severe protests

Energy giant's Centrica's controversially high pay packages for executives got approval from its board, despite outcry and severe criticism by twenty protest groups.

Npower reiterates commitment to resolving billing-related issues

Energy giant Npower has reiterated its commitment to resolving any problems created by the implementation of the company's new billing system.

IGas-Dart deal to create UK’s biggest shale gas explorer

British shale gas explorer IGas has announced a £117.1 million deal to acquire the Australian prospector behind conflict-ridden plans to drill for coal-bed gas near Falkirk - Dart Energy.

The deal would create the UK's market-leading onshore group, which would have more than one million acres of the United Kingdom under licence.

Centrica issues second profits warning in six months

British energy supplier Centrica on Thursday issued its second profits warning within the last six months, admitting its profits could be 10 per cent lower than market expectations this year.

Centrica also revealed that nearly 180,000 households in the UK had quit its domestic arm British Gas, while mild winter enabled its remaining customers to cut down on the heating bills.

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