UK’s energy watchdog Ofgem has singled out three energy companies that will be paying to the regulator’s redress fund of £10.5 million as penalty for the power cuts in large areas of Wales and England on 9 August 2019.
The UK’s heating sector is at the forefront of discussions regarding the country’s target of having a Net-Zero economy by 2050.
The Sustainable Energy Association (SEA) published a report that proposes the development of a regulatory framework on carbon intensity, to impose stricter emission limits per kilowatt-hour of heating provided.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s plans to establish a new green energy firm have now come to fruition as London Power goes live, providing 100% renewable energy to customers.
The HyDeploy demonstration project inserts as much as 20% hydrogen into the existing gas supply of Keele University, feeding into 30 faculty buildings and 100 domestic properties. This amount is the current highest in Europe. There is also a similar project in France following its lead.
‘Challenger’ energy supplier Breeze Energy has recently ceased to trade, despite topping the Citizens’ Advice Bureau’s customer rankings in recent months. It is the ninth retailer to leave the market in 2019.
The UK energy regulator Ofgem has started an investigation of energy supplier Utilita following allegations of overcharging prepayment meter accounts and non-compliance with legal obligations in 2019.