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UK help communities use rivers and estuaries for locally sourced heat

Homes across Britain could be provided with locally sourced clean, reliable heating according to a water source heat map published on the government website GOV.UK, the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) revealed on Monday. The National Heat Map […]

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Ofgem fines energy giant E.ON £12 million for mis-selling

Office of the Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) announced on Friday that following its investigation in the sales practices of UK energy company E.ON, it has


Green Deal, Energy Company Obligation schemes help UK households to become more energy efficient

Over half a million householders in the UK have received help from the government's Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation (ECO) schemes to make their homes warmer, greener


How Going Green can Save You Money

Going green is no longer the preserve of lentil-weavers – the idea has entered the mainstream consciousness. Admittedly for many, it’s more about self-preservation than planet-preservation, as a

UK Energy

SSE blames rise in wholesale gas prices and low energy consumption for expected loss in first half of 2013

Perth-based electricity and gas company SSE, which operates mainly in the UK and Ireland, stated today that its retail arm is expected to report a loss on its

Fuel poverty could cause energy 'rationing'

UK household energy consumption drops by 24.7%

Household energy usage in England and Wales has fallen by almost a quarter since 2005, according to Office for National Statistics (ONS) data released today. ONS area based analysis

Renewable Energy

German renewables group Entrade acquires bio-energy firm Agnion

German renewables specialist The Entrade Group said today it had acquired bio-energy plants operator Agnion Energy Inc from its owners for an undisclosed amount. Entrade agreed this month to


National Grid to pour $40m into Clean Line Energy

National Grid Plc (LON:NG), UK's gas and electricity network operator, said it would make an equity investment of $40m (€31m) in US-based green-energy focused transmission lines developer Clean

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Platts aquires Swiss energy price information firm Kingsman

US McGraw-Hill Companies Inc (NYSE:MHP) said its New York-based energy and petrochemicals arm Platts had finalised the purchase of Swiss price information and analytics provider Kingsman SA. The buyer

Gas Pipeline

Two investor groups agree to acquire energy trader LDH Energy

Dutch commodities trader Louis Dreyfus Commodities BV and US hedge fund Highbridge Capital Management LLC have agreed to dispose of their energy trading joint venture Louis Dreyfus Highbridge

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