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Ofgem’s proposals on customer credit & RO payments

Ofgem’s proposals on customer credit & RO payments: Ofgem has published a consultation setting out its latest proposal to deal with the risks – and costs – of supplier failure. This forms part of a broader piece of work on increasing the financial resilience of suppliers and curbing the costs passed on to all customers…
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Failure to deliver net zero plans

Failure to deliver net zero plans Current government programmes to decarbonise industries and support the UK hit its net zero aim by 2050 will be deemed as unsuccessfully executed. The worrisome discoveries come from the analysis report uploaded today by the Climate Change Committee (CCC) which shows that there are massive losses in delivery schemes…
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Dead end for carmakers?

Dead end for carmakers? The British automotive industry could be the next victim of rising energy prices. New reports from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) displays firms face a £90m boost in their energy bills this year as prices climb by a staggering 50 percent. The report implies the UK electricity costs…
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The CMA Pump Price Enquiry must not be a whitewash

The CMA Pump Price Enquiry must not be a whitewash: The Profit Motivated Motoring Associations must Stop Blaming ALL Retailers for the High Prices at the Pumps A firm message to the Govt: Kwasi Kwarteng’s ask of the CMA to investigate fair pricing at the pumps must be the most detailed examination of the fuel…
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£20.9bn to uphold grid capacity

£20.9bn to uphold grid capacity Ofgem has today planned for a gigantic £20.9 billion package as part of an leading five-year vision for building viable and economical regional grids. The investment will be split between 6 companies – Electricity North West, UK Power Networks, Western Power Distribution, Northern Powergrid, SP Energy Networks and Scottish and…
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Link between energy prices are temporary

Link between energy prices are temporary Linking electricity and gas costs can’t be the case forever. That’s the approach from the Business Secretary who discussed earlier during a session of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee about the government’s plans to provide further support for customers struggling to pay their energy bills. “One of…
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Rocket and feather pricing by petrol stations blamed

Rocket and feather pricing by petrol stations blamed Fuel retailers have collected nasty reviews over their “rocket and feather” pricing practices. On Monday, the breakdown provider RAC has stated a litre of unleaded broke records again when it averaged 191.05p on Sunday, taking a full tank of more than £105. Diesel also reached another high…
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French floating offshore wind auction eyed by RWE & Bourbon

French floating offshore wind auction eyed by RWE & Bourbon RWE Renewables and Bourbon Subsea Services have created a partnership to jointly bid for the Mediterranean floating offshore wind auction in France. They have signed a business agreement and devoted to be selected as acceptable bidders for the A06 tender, beneath which 2 sites for…
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UK’s most iconic nuclear plants hits final milestone

UK’s most iconic nuclear plants hits final milestone A key last activity has been concluded at one of the UK’s most archetypal nuclear power stations before procedures end next month. Staff at Sellafield’s Magnox Reprocessing Plant have carefully reprocessed the final box of used fuel, calling the last ever milestone at the site and the…
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Japanese advised to turn off lights for saving energy

Japanese advised to turn off lights for saving energy: In order to save energy, millions of people in Tokyo have been told to switch off lights as Japan is struck by a heatwave. Japan had soaring temperatures for a 4th consecutive day as Tokyo’s heat broke almost 150-year records. In the capital, the temperature rose…
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