EDF Energy

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National Grid stands down coal power plants readied to help France
Drax and one EDF unit had been warmed up in response to request over strike concerns and not cold snap

Jasper Jolly and Alex Lawson

26, Jan, 2023 @5:17 PM

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Coal power stations fired up and customers paid to cut energy use in UK cold snap
National Grid asks Drax and EDF to start warming three plants and says it will activate its live demand flexibility service on Monday evening

Miles Brignall

22, Jan, 2023 @10:47 PM

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Kent family charged £80k in error after EDF sent £1m electricity bill
‘It was quite amusing, until it actually happened,’ says customer, after being left £75,000 overdrawn

Robyn Vinter

07, Dec, 2022 @12:01 PM

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Britain’s biggest suppliers to offer discounts for off-peak electricity usage
Ofgem approves National Grid scheme that could cut household bills by £100 this winter and reduce risk of power cuts

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

04, Nov, 2022 @1:39 PM

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Sizewell C nuclear plant plans have not been scrapped, says No 10
Statement comes after reports Suffolk reactor project could be delayed or axed amid spending cuts

Mark Sweney and Alex Lawson

04, Nov, 2022 @1:25 PM

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EDF considers extending life of two UK nuclear plants due to energy crisis
Hartlepool and Heysham 1, operational for four decades, are due to close in 2024 but EDF says that is under review

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

28, Sep, 2022 @5:35 PM

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Big five UK energy companies turning away new customers
Home movers and customers seeking better service wrongly told to stay with current supplier because of volatile market

Anna Tims

19, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Centrica and EDF are at the table – now UK ministers must strike a fair electricity price
The companies may have volunteered for duty so speedily because they’re looking for something for themselves

Nils Pratley

12, Sep, 2022 @6:23 PM

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Who will fund Sizewell C nuclear plant and when will it be built? | explainer
Boris Johnson is expected to confirm government funding for Suffolk project

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

31, Aug, 2022 @4:35 PM

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UK customers face ‘catastrophic winter’ as energy costs soar, says EDF retail boss
Half of UK households could be in fuel poverty by January unless government steps in, says managing director for customers

Jasper Jolly

23, Aug, 2022 @9:57 AM

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UK energy bills ‘set to cost two months’ wages’, ministers warned
TUC calls for October energy price cap rise to be cancelled as chancellor tells firms to invest ‘extraordinary profits’

Jessica Elgot, Alex Lawson and Ben Quinn

11, Aug, 2022 @11:01 PM

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EDF sues French government for £7bn after being forced to sell energy at a loss
Company has to sell power at prices below market rates as ministers try to tackle cost of living crisis and support households

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

10, Aug, 2022 @11:28 AM

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