Energy industry

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Shell puts 2,000 UK jobs at risk with review of Shell Energy retail division
Company weighing options including exit from domestic energy and broadband sectors in UK, Netherlands and Germany

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

26, Jan, 2023 @5:19 PM

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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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Why can’t AvantiGas deliver? We’re about to run out of fuel
Our LPG tank is down to 3% and will only last a couple of days

Anna Tims

26, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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£1m paid to Octopus Energy customers as part of power saving scheme
Supplier says 400,000 customers took part, reducing their electricity use for a designated 90-minute period

Harry Taylor

25, Jan, 2023 @10:36 PM

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BP sponsorship of Royal Opera House ends after 33 years
Move leaves British Museum and Science Museum isolated as arts institutions with fossil fuel sponsors

Esther Addley

25, Jan, 2023 @1:36 PM

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National Grid set to pay £3m to households and businesses as part of energy-saving scheme
‘Demand flexibility scheme’, which launched on Monday, to operate between 4.30pm and 6.30pm

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

24, Jan, 2023 @6:00 PM

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‘The kids loved it’: readers on taking part in National Grid energy-saving trial
More than 1m households and businesses have signed up to get paid to cut back on power usage

Clea Skopeliti and Safi Bugel

24, Jan, 2023 @5:22 PM

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Greenpeace accuses Treasury of distorting its stance on biomass burning
Briefing notes obtained by FoI reveal minister meeting with Drax CEO was told Greenpeace supported practice

Fiona Harvey and Phoebe Cooke

24, Jan, 2023 @11:30 AM

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Energy support sends UK government borrowing to December record
Spending exceeds receipts by £27.4bn, as higher interest payments also contribute to deficit

Larry Elliott Economics editor

24, Jan, 2023 @7:54 AM

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Minister unable to say whether Zahawi was telling truth when he first said taxes were fully paid – as it happened
Labour MP asks whether Zahawi statement in the summer was untrue, with Cabinet Office minister saying he does not know the answer

Tom Ambrose and Andrew Sparrow

23, Jan, 2023 @8:23 PM

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National Grid to pay households and businesses to cut electricity use again
Great Britain’s network operator looking to save up to 341MW between 4.30pm-6pm on Tuesday

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

23, Jan, 2023 @6:16 PM

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National Grid to pay UK homes and businesses to cut electricity use again on Tuesday – as it happened
Rolling live coverage of business, economics and financial markets as period of cold weather continues to weigh on energy system

Jasper Jolly

23, Jan, 2023 @4:22 PM

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