Rolls-Royce power technology group in the UK announced plans to build and operate mini nuclear power stations to be located in North Wales and North England by 2029.
British Gas introduced its latest green energy tariff, labeling it as “one of the greenest” existing deals on the market today.
British Gas is the largest electricity and gas supplier, dominating the list with its impressive market share and customer base. Its predecessor, the Gas Light and Coke Company, is one of the oldest utility companies in the world. The company spans over two centuries of existence and remains an industry leader in UK energy.
Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) is a large energy supplier in the UK belonging to the Big Six key players in the gas and electricity markets. It is headquartered in Scotland and began as the Southern Electric Board in 1947. It is the second-largest UK energy company following British Gas.
Owned by one of the largest companies in the world, Scottish Power has gained significant traction in the energy industry to become one of the Big Six, UK’s major energy suppliers holding the most market shares in the current landscape. It is part of the Iberdrola Group, a Spanish powerhouse in wind energy worldwide.
The privatisation of the electricity market led to the National Power first trading in 1990. After several names and ownership changes, Npower was acquired by German-owned RWE and continued to make significant strides in the industry. It is one of the Big Six suppliers majorly owned by another large energy firm E.ON, although operations remain separate as of writing.