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CMA finds energy customers lose out on savings by sticking to suppliers or tariffs

British consumers are missing opportunities to save on their energy bills, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has found in its investigation into the UK’s ‘big six’ energy operators. The independent non-ministerial government department, which carries out investigations into mergers, […]

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Solar

Solar power growth in China opens up new opportunities for UK companies

UK firms that supply solar power materials and technologies are expected to benefit from the rapid growth in China's solar power industry over the next five years, market

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Lower cost of fuel delivers £5 billion boost to British consumers

Motorist in Britain will save an average of GBP146 per year as a result

BP

BP to cut 300 North Sea jobs in response to sharp fall in oil prices

Following a review of its North Sea operations, oil company BP is to

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Price of Brent crude oil falls to new six-year low

Brent crude oil, the North Sea benchmark, has dipped by 3% to USD48.54 a

Wind turbines, off Denmark

UK government consents to Yorkshire coast wind farm project

Plans for three offshore wind farms off the coast of Yorkshire, Hornsea Project One, have been given the go ahead by the UK government, the Department

Shale gas

National UK shale colleges to provide high level specialist industry skills

The first National College for Onshore Oil and Gas has been welcomed by Business, Enterprise & Energy Minister Matthew Hancock MP, the UK

Electrical

European Investment Bank to provide National Grid with investment loan of £1.5bn

The European Investment Bank (EIB), the long-term lending institution of the European Union owned by its Member States, announced on Friday that it has

Renewable Energy

IEA report reveals investments in energy efficiency help growth in energy productivity

The International Energy Agency (IEA), an autonomous organisation which works to ensure reliable, affordable and clean energy for its 29 member countries, released its Energy Efficiency Market Report

British Gas

Warmer UK weather impacts on British Gas profits

Centrica, the owner of British Gas, reported on Thursday that the UK energy supplier's residential supply operating profit declined by 26% to GBP265m in the first half of

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