Utilities

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The water regulator finally wakes up to the stench of the sewage scandal
With half the sector now in its sights Ofwat is right to start talking tough

Nils Pratley

28, Jun, 2022 @6:21 PM

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Ofwat extends sewage dumping inquiry to include South West Water
Regulator expands investigation after suggestions water firm was not complying with legal obligations

Sandra Laville Environment correspondent

28, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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National Grid will pay households to shift electricity use to avoid blackouts
Scheme encourages customers with smart meters to use less energy at peak times and reduce carbon emissions

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

27, Jun, 2022 @3:36 PM

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UK close to deal with EDF to keep coal-fired power station open
French firm in talks to extend life of Nottinghamshire plant to shore up Britain’s winter energy supplies

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

13, Jun, 2022 @1:39 PM

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British Gas owner says rivals blocking plans to protect customer deposits
Centrica accuses two big suppliers of resisting proposals in wake of collapse of scores of energy firms

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

10, Jun, 2022 @5:46 PM

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National Grid CEO’s £1.1m pay rise criticised as UK energy bills soar
John Pettigrew lands £6.5m payday, far outstripping the average FTSE 100 remuneration

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

08, Jun, 2022 @5:07 PM

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British Gas owner says windfall tax will dent investor confidence
Centrica boss also defends Amber Rudd’s appointment to its board as a non-executive

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

07, Jun, 2022 @12:21 PM

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Steve Rowe’s warts and all M&S farewell just enhances credibility for investors | Nils Pratley
Outgoing CEO spelled out what still left undone, but retailer in better shape than in recent past

Nils Pratley

25, May, 2022 @6:42 PM

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Ofwat asks water firms to do more for people struggling to pay bills
Regulator publishes guidelines as Severn Trent launches £30m support package amid cost of living crisis

Joanna Partridge

25, May, 2022 @1:12 PM

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SSE boss says windfall tax may hinder progress on UK energy independence
Alistair Phillips-Davies pledges £24bn of investment as his company reports 15% rise in profits

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

25, May, 2022 @12:36 PM

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Costs for UK families with two children rises by £400 a month
Households experience faster inflation than official statistics indicate, analysis suggests

Jasper Jolly

23, May, 2022 @10:31 AM

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UK should expect high fuel bills for at least 18 months, E.ON boss says
Michael Lewis calls for substanstial government intervention to help people deal with costs

Gwyn Topham

22, May, 2022 @1:17 PM

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