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‘Bleak Friday’: websites of UK energy suppliers crash in meter reading rush
Customers try to beat 54% price rise, as multiple hikes from council tax to VAT on pub food also come into effect

Rob Davies and Rupert Jones

31, Mar, 2022 @6:21 PM

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LV=’s on board with £511,000 bonus for boss despite shambles of failed sale
Mark Hartigan has been given £511,000 bonus for 2021 – a humbler CEO would have let the dust settle

Nils Pratley

29, Mar, 2022 @5:36 PM

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Why is my standing charge up by 80%? Energy firms pile on the agony
Such fees are added before you’ve even used any fuel, and look set to increase already sky-high bills by £73 a year

Hilary Osborne and Miles Brignall

06, Mar, 2022 @9:00 AM

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SSE forecasts profits of nearly £1bn as gas prices soar
Company says revenue from gas-fired plants is more than offsetting disappointing output from windfarms

Jasper Jolly

08, Feb, 2022 @12:09 PM

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SSE’s prepay meter switched off my heating at Christmas
A reader says the energy firm went into their new home days before they moved in to install the equipment

Miles Brignall

18, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Scottish government in line for near-£700m payday after windfarm auction
Seabed permits given to 17 projects from companies including Scottish Power, Shell, BP and SSE

Jillian Ambrose

17, Jan, 2022 @12:14 PM

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‘Do star jumps’: energy supplier criticised over advice on keeping warm
Labour and Tory MPs angered by SSE’s suggestions such as ‘having a cuddle’ as households face sharp rise in energy bills

Jedidajah Otte

10, Jan, 2022 @11:26 PM

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SSE may not need to split now but it does need more clean energy expertise
Activist investor Elliott Management is right – if SSE wants to be the UK renewables champion it needs green heavyweights on board

Nils Pratley

07, Dec, 2021 @6:49 PM

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Activist investor Elliott criticises SSE over green energy plans
US hedge fund questions UK energy firm’s decision not to spin off its renewables arm

Julia Kollewe

07, Dec, 2021 @11:51 AM

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Energy suppliers reject new customers amid crisis in market
Homeowner trying to get meter faced winter without heating because firms fear making a loss

Miles Brignall

20, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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SSE will be hard to bully given the arithmetic and political backing | Nils Pratley
Energy company has the detail and renewables flag-waving to counter hedge fund’s call to split in two

Nils Pratley

17, Nov, 2021 @7:28 PM

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SSE to invest billions more in green power as it rejects break-up call
FTSE 100 energy firm defies call to split off renewables business with extra £1bn of green investments every year to 2026

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

17, Nov, 2021 @12:46 PM

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