Energy industry

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Poor households face having to help foot bill for building Sizewell C
Funding model also criticised for letting factories ‘off the hook’ with planning decision due this week

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

03, Jul, 2022 @3:15 PM

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‘It’s hot’: UK interest in solar power heats up as energy bills soar
Boom clouded by supply chain disruption, a fragmented industry as well as ethical issues

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

03, Jul, 2022 @12:11 PM

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Pump action? UK motorists await report on painful petrol prices
The regulator will rule on whether a 5p cut in duty has been passed on – but there are still many factors driving costs up

Alex Lawson

02, Jul, 2022 @11:05 PM

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Shell may have to abandon £3bn stake in Russian gas plant
Kremlin sets up new firm to own Sakhalin-2 plant, with stakeholders given a month to sign up or they could lose money

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

01, Jul, 2022 @11:50 AM

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Bulb boss Hayden Wood to step down from collapsed energy firm
CEO and co-founder will leave at end of July, having still received £250,000 salary despite taxpayer bailout

Mark Sweney

01, Jul, 2022 @7:39 AM

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UK energy supplier customer service plunges to new low, survey finds
As complaints soar Citizens Advice names Utilita and Ovo Energy worst performers, with EDF ranked best

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

01, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Fuel-poor homes face taking £250 energy hit due to poor insulation
Better insulation would save large sums for millions struggling with the cost of living, finds LGA report

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

30, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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UK power stations owner seeks German state aid
Uniper in talks for emergency support as share price tumbles after Russia slashes gas supplies

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

30, Jun, 2022 @4:37 PM

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UK firms tell Rishi Sunak: time running out to save UK plc from perfect storm
Chancellor urgently needs to support companies facing rising energy prices, chronic staff shortages and supply chain issues

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

30, Jun, 2022 @11:41 AM

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Britain may stop supplying gas to mainland Europe if hit by shortages
National Grid could cut off pipelines to Netherlands and Belgium amid Russia-Ukraine war pressures

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

29, Jun, 2022 @3:06 PM

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Energy bills will not rise on back of £20bn electricity upgrade, says Ofgem
Plan for Great Britain’s regional networks includes improving supply resilience in extreme weather

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

29, Jun, 2022 @7:29 AM

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Global energy price cap: market manipulation whose time has come?
Analysis: It may sound like Marxism, but the proposal aimed at taming prices and cutting Putin’s funds came from the G7

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic correspondent

28, Jun, 2022 @3:11 PM

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