Energy industry

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Rishi Sunak reshuffle: Greg Hands appointed Tory party chair while Grant Shapps made energy security and net zero secretary – live
Michelle Donelan becomes minister for science, innovation and technology; Kemi Badenoch made business and trade minister

Andrew Sparrow

07, Feb, 2023 @1:25 PM

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BP scales back climate goals as profits more than double to £23bn
Energy company faces calls for toughened windfall tax as it reaps rewards from high gas prices

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

07, Feb, 2023 @8:31 AM

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Energy bills: ‘significant number’ of Britons got help they didn’t need – NAO
Public spending watchdog says £69bn package was applied so quickly it could be open to fraud

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

07, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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The next energy inquiry should focus on Ofgem’s sleeping policemen
The prepayment meter scandal was worsened by Ofgem swallowing assurances that rules were being followed

Nils Pratley

06, Feb, 2023 @6:47 PM

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Liz Truss says it is ‘unfair’ to blame her mini-budget for interest rate hike and rules out being PM again – as it happened
UK’s shortest-serving prime minister says she ‘learned a lot’ from time in government but does not want top job again

Andrew Sparrow

06, Feb, 2023 @6:02 PM

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Prepayment meters: magistrates told to stop allowing forced installations
Senior judge makes ruling covering England and Wales amid concerns over vulnerable customers

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

06, Feb, 2023 @5:53 PM

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Grant Shapps ‘sitting on hands’ amid prepayment meter scandal, says Labour
Ed Miliband says business secretary refused to act while 30,000 people were forced onto more expensive tariffs in January

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

05, Feb, 2023 @8:00 PM

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Billionaire investor Křetínský and trader Vitol eye fortune in British power plant subsidies
Exclusive: Looming auction to earmark £1.5bn to put power generators on standby and keep the lights on

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

05, Feb, 2023 @4:00 PM

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In the global race to dominate green technology, Britain is still tying its shoelaces
As the US, China and now the EU compete for the fruits of the green economy, the UK is hamstrung by Tory dogma, dither and delay

Andrew Rawnsley

05, Feb, 2023 @9:00 AM

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‘It’s not who we are,’ wails British Gas. Sorry but when you’re using bailiffs to install meters, that’s exactly who you are | Marina Hyde
It’s not the only company filling its boots while poor people have to pay more for electricity. Luckily Grant Shapps is on hand to look busy, says Guardian columnist Marina Hyde

Marina Hyde

03, Feb, 2023 @2:18 PM

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‘This is bullying’: How much of your money are gas suppliers holding?
Revelations that suppliers have been stockpiling credit amid soaring bills have sparked fears customers are being taken advantage of

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

03, Feb, 2023 @1:43 PM

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World’s biggest investment fund warns directors to tackle climate crisis or face sack
Norway’s sovereign wealth fund threatens to vote against boards on firms it holds investments with over lax climate and social targets

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

03, Feb, 2023 @12:46 PM

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