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British Gas Evolve is the new name and brand from the firm, which will be offering a low cost, digital and 'hassle free' residential energy supply.

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Ofgem has finalised its decision to add a definition for energy storage to the generation license as promised more than three years ago in the smart systems and flexibility plan published alongside the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. The changes will take effect on 29 November.

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05 October 2020 @ 12:10

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Two foreign exchange agents banned for total of 24 years after securing more than £9 million from clients only to use the funds to payback previous clients.

05 October 2020 @ 09:18

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Firm says it wants to help Britain become ‘best place to invest in clean energy’

Octopus Energy plans to create 1,000 new technology jobs across sites in London, Brighton, Warwick and Leicester, and a new tech hub in Manchester, as part of its vision to make the UK the “Silicon Valley of energy”.

The supplier will employ graduates at the new sites to help develop the proprietary green energy technology platform which has helped to make Octopus one of the fastest-growing companies in the UK.

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The Virtual Energy Exports Conference saw Energy Transition and COP26 emerge as the running themes throughout the event, with 2,500 delegates joining from across the world to hear about US$800bn in energy export opportunities from senior project decision makers.

The post Business leaders demand ‘huge ambition’ from government as energy transition takes leading role at exports conference appeared first on Energy Voice.

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A review of the safety risks of domestic battery energy storage systems and measures to mitigate these.

02 October 2020 @ 08:34

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A review of the use of blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies to verify the provenance of goods.

02 October 2020 @ 08:31

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A review of 25 large white goods manuals against criteria based on industry practices and standards.

02 October 2020 @ 08:22

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Seven suppliers owe £34 million in Renewables Obligations and Feed-in Tariff scheme levelisation payments.

02 October 2020 @ 07:30

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Providing you have the electronic fob about your person, the moment your derriere lands on the driver's seat, weight sensors inside it send a signal to start up the electric power.

01 October 2020 @ 22:01

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Ofgem’s proposals to drive higher standards among energy suppliers and increase support for customers draw inspiration from a similar approach by the Financial Conduct Authority. Huntswood’s Alex Prentice looks at how the financial services sector has adapted and what lessons there are for utilities.

The post Ofgem’s regulatory shift: What can energy firms learn from financial services? appeared first on Utility Week.

01 October 2020 @ 14:59

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The Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme provides grants for public sector bodies to fund energy efficiency and heat decarbonisation measures.

01 October 2020 @ 09:13

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The Public Sector Low Carbon Skills Fund provides funding for applicants to the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme to develop bids and deliver projects.

01 October 2020 @ 09:13

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The level of the renewables obligation for 2021 to 2022, and the underpinning calculation methodology

01 October 2020 @ 08:00

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A group of industrial companies has written to energy minister Kwasi Kwarteng to warn they may be forced to install their own private pipelines to bypass the gas transmission network unless they are relieved from a “crippling” rise in charges. The companies said the increase will be “extremely damaging” for the affected businesses and leave them with a competitive disadvantage to international rivals.

The post Industrial firms slam Ofgem over ‘crippling’ rise in gas transmission charges appeared first on Utility Week.

30 September 2020 @ 23:01

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?Jobs in the renewable energy space surged to 11.5 million globally in 2019, according to new figures from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

30 September 2020 @ 17:11

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This document sets out the accountability framework for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

30 September 2020 @ 16:46

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Report on expenditure and performance of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020.

30 September 2020 @ 16:45

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Ofgem has alleged a company which provides over the counter services to prepayment energy customers breached competition rules, causing detriment to suppliers. The regulator says that between 2009 and 2018 exclusivity clauses in Paypoint contracts meant retailers were left with limited ability to use rival services.

The post Ofgem says Paypoint ‘abused dominant position’ appeared first on Utility Week.

30 September 2020 @ 15:31

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We're seeking to identify emerging generating technologies, capable of contributing to security of supply but not already a Generating Technology Class, that may be eligible to participate in capacity market auctions.

30 September 2020 @ 15:08

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A new digital service to help homeowners improve the energy performance of their homes and cut their energy bills has been launched.

30 September 2020 @ 13:20

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We’re seeking evidence on how Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are currently performing, and feedback on suggestions for improvement.

30 September 2020 @ 13:03

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Register your business as a Green Homes Grant installer so you can quote for energy efficiency improvements to homes in England.

30 September 2020 @ 12:59

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Use this service to apply for a grant of up to £10,000 towards the cost of making your home more energy efficient. You'll receive a voucher to give to a chosen TrustMark-registered tradesperson.

30 September 2020 @ 12:59

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Check if you're eligible for a Green Homes Grant voucher of up to £10,000 to make energy efficiency improvements to your home or property.

30 September 2020 @ 12:57

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We're seeking views on proposed updates to ecodesign and energy labelling requirements.

30 September 2020 @ 12:16

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As UK businesses face the challenge of managing the environmental impact of their operations, Danny Parr, Head of Business Energy UK at ScottishPower, explains how the company is supporting businesses to achieve their green ambitions. Why is it important that businesses find greener ways to operate? “The climate crisis is one of the most important Read more...

The post ScottishPower committed to helping businesses meet their green targets appeared first on theenergyst.com.

30 September 2020 @ 11:26

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Yü Group CEO Bobby Kalar is planning more acquisitions, having taken on Bristol Energy last month. The firm’s share priced climbed 20 per cent in early trading on the back of strong results following a significant restructure over the last two years. While it posted an Ebitda loss of £1.8m for six months to 30 Read more...

The post After Bristol Energy, Yü CEO eyes more buys appeared first on theenergyst.com.

30 September 2020 @ 11:14

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Get your air conditioning system inspected by an accredited energy assessor

30 September 2020 @ 11:03

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The John Lewis Partnership has signed a major energy services and supply deal with French utility Engie. The three-year contract covers clean energy supply, including a 70GWh power purchase agreement (PPA), plus energy efficiency services across John Lewis and Waitrose. Under the agreement Engie will deliver ISO50001 accreditation for the retailer. The John Lewis Partnership Read more...

The post John Lewis Partnership and Engie ink major PPA, energy services deal appeared first on theenergyst.com.

30 September 2020 @ 10:47

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ElectraLink is delighted to announce that today we are launching the Single Energy Market Data Catalogue (SEMDC) – the GB energy market’s first combined, free to use electricity and gas data catalogue. The SEMDC is a solution to reduce complexity in the currently overcomplex energy market.
Market participants will benefit from a one-stop shop for data requirements on one website. Here you can access a range of simplified items, such as data flow obligations, code obligations, and data interface documents, all in digital formats.

The post ElectraLink launches data requirement to simplify the energy market appeared first on ElectraLink.

30 September 2020 @ 10:05

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We're seeking evidence which will help us develop a Green Heat Network Fund intended to help new and existing heat networks adopt low carbon technologies.

30 September 2020 @ 09:24

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Ofgem has issued a statement of objections, under the Competition Act 1998 (“CA98”) to PayPoint plc (“Paypoint”), a company that provides over-the-counter payment services to prepayment energy customers in the United Kingdom (“UK”) alleging that this...

30 September 2020 @ 07:00

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Check if you're eligible for the Green Homes Grant scheme and see what improvements can be made to your home.

30 September 2020 @ 05:50

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We're seeking views on proposals around raising energy performance standards for the domestic private rented sector in England and Wales.

29 September 2020 @ 23:15

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So Energy has once again topped the Citizens Advice star ratings table, having been ranked first for six of the previous 11 quarters. These latest customer service ratings show the legacy suppliers continuing to lag behind their smaller rivals. British Gas X, Centrica's digital-only offering which was granted a supply licence earlier this year, debuted in the rankings at 35.

The post So Energy tops star ratings as challengers continue to dominate appeared first on Utility Week.

29 September 2020 @ 16:00

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Of the 67 deals that are currently cheaper than the price cap, the best value option is a standard variable tariff with Outfox the Market and its One Green Flex 4.0 tariff.

29 September 2020 @ 14:43

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COP26 President Alok Sharma at "Leading the way: Raising Ambition for 1.5°C-compatible Climate Action" - a Climate Week NYC and UNGA side event - on building investment and support for developing countries to improve adaptation and resilience against the effects of climate change.

29 September 2020 @ 14:09

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Ofgem has revealed it expects the costs of administering the renewables obligation (RO) for the 2020-21 year to be £6.6 million – a 20 per cent increase compared to the previous year. The administration charges are used to cover a number of costs under the scheme.

The post Ofgem forecasts a 20% increase in cost of administering RO appeared first on Utility Week.

29 September 2020 @ 13:00

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29 September 2020 @ 12:59

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Independent energy consultant Stephen Cirell takes a look at the recent closures of local authority energy companies and asks what can be learnt about the market from them?

29 September 2020 @ 11:15

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29 September 2020 @ 11:07

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As part of this trial, Octopus customers will test charging that essentially turns an electric car into a battery pack that can then power their home 'off-grid'.

29 September 2020 @ 10:44

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?UK energy supplier Octopus Energy has launched in the US, thanks to the acquisition of Silicon Valley-based startup Evolve Energy.

29 September 2020 @ 10:22

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29 September 2020 @ 06:41

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Global skills body OPITO has marked a “strategic shift” in the business after it made its first move into the renewable energy industry.

The post OPITO marks strategic shift with launch of new training standards for renewable energy workforce appeared first on Energy Voice.

29 September 2020 @ 05:00

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Octopus Energy has entered the US market with the acquisition of Evolve Energy, a Texas and Silicon Valley-based startup for $5 million. The company aims for its Kraken platform to have a presence in all 50 states, targeting 25 million accounts on the platform by 2027.

The post Octopus expands into US with acquisition of Silicon Valley startup appeared first on Utility Week.

28 September 2020 @ 23:01

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Challenger energy brand Octopus has today continued its international expansion with its first foray into the massive US market. The

The post Octopus wraps tentacles around US with Evolve Energy purchase appeared first on CityAM.

28 September 2020 @ 23:01

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Technical assistance guidance documents for 2014 to 2020 European Regional Development Fund and European Social Fund.

28 September 2020 @ 13:17

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September 2020 editions of Energy Trends and Energy Prices published.

28 September 2020 @ 10:13

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Quarterly statistical publication on energy prices.

28 September 2020 @ 09:55

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28 September 2020 @ 09:26

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The north-east oil and gas sector’s approach to energy transition is being accelerated by the Covid-19 crisis, according to the chairman of Scottish commercial law firm Burness Paull.

The post Energy transition ‘accelerated’ by coronavirus appeared first on Energy Voice.

28 September 2020 @ 05:47

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27 September
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Vulnerable 94-year-old’s boiler had to be scrapped following work by SSE

A 94-year-old woman, who relies on a wheelchair and a daily home help, was left with a £4,000-plus bill after SSE installed a smart meter and left her previously functioning gas boiler out of action and irreparable.

In August Anita Grant, who lives alone, agreed to have the meter installed in her Harrow home.

The way my mother has been treated is appalling – I'm astonished

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25 September
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A Shared Vision for Driving Technological Breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence.

25 September 2020 @ 12:00

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UKAEA has announced the re-appointment of Ian Chapman as Chief Executive, along with four new non-executive Directors for the UKAEA Board.

25 September 2020 @ 08:20

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One customer was told her prices are changing from 1 October and from that date, her off peak electricity will be charged at the 'standard' rate, meaning a rise of £304.87 a year.

25 September 2020 @ 06:51

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Sir Ian Wood KT GBE, Chairman of Opportunity North East (ONE) and The Wood Foundation, will headline the Opening Plenary at the Virtual Energy Exports Conference (vEEC Week) on Monday 28 September.

The post Sir Ian Wood to champion energy transition export opportunities at vEEC 2020 appeared first on Energy Voice.

24 September 2020 @ 23:01

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The UK and Chile have issued a joint call for ambition on emissions reduction, adaptation and financing plans ahead of COP26.

24 September 2020 @ 15:57

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EDF Energy’s claim for £4.5 million of additional costs in taking on Solarplicity’s customers through the Supplier of Last Resort (SOLR) process looks set to be accepted by the energy regulator.

The post Ofgem set to approve EDF’s £4.5m claim for SOLR costs appeared first on Utility Week.

24 September 2020 @ 15:22

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Maxine Mayhew has been appointed Senior Independent Director of arm's length bodies, Low Carbon Contracts Company and Electricity Settlements Company.

24 September 2020 @ 15:20

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Measures from the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act extended to relieve pressure on businesses dealing with coronavirus.

24 September 2020 @ 11:19

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Alexander Nix banned from running limited companies for seven years after permitting companies to offer potentially unethical services to prospective clients.

24 September 2020 @ 11:01

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This Memorandum of Understanding sets out how information Ofcom proposes to publish will be provided to DCMS and BEIS before publication, in accordance with the duty under section 24A of the Communications Act 2003.

24 September 2020 @ 09:00

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Information relating to the sub-national consumption datasets at a local authority level.

24 September 2020 @ 08:30

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Estimates of total final energy consumption from 2005 to 2018 at a country, regional and local authority level.

24 September 2020 @ 08:30

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Data tables for impact of measures analysis which assess the impact of installing home efficiency measures.

24 September 2020 @ 08:30

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Sub-national domestic and non-domestic electricity consumption statistics in Northern Ireland.

24 September 2020 @ 08:30

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Ambition to reach net zero has grown among FTSE 100 companies but many lack a clearly defined strategy to achieve the targets, says EcoAct with Centrica, SSE and United Utilities among those noted for their high performance

The post SSE, Centrica and UU rank highly in sustainability index appeared first on Utility Week.

23 September 2020 @ 16:22

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Challenger energy supplier So Energy is set to sign three new power purchase agreements next month following the successful launch of its first direct partnership with a generator.

The post So Energy enters PPA market appeared first on Utility Week.

23 September 2020 @ 12:03

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I read with keen interest Sanjoy Sen’s recent Energy Voice article that criticizes me for causing dithering to the UK’s pathway to net zero. I would challenge much of his narrative and assertions.

The post We do need a planned energy transition appeared first on Energy Voice.

22 September 2020 @ 23:01

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Oil majors may be "pushed" to sell or swap more than $100billion of assets due to the energy transition, according to Rystad Energy.

The post Energy transition may ‘push’ oil majors to sell or swap $100billion of assets – Rystad appeared first on Energy Voice.

22 September 2020 @ 15:53

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?A COP26 Energy Transition Council has been launched to help “speed progress on the way to COP26”.

22 September 2020 @ 14:09

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?Octopus Energy has signed a major partnership with Volkswagen to help ‘fast-track’ the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in the UK.

22 September 2020 @ 12:30

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We're seeking views on policy options for a new levy on gas suppliers to fund support for green gas injection into the gas grid.

22 September 2020 @ 10:22

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COP26 President Alok Sharma at the New York Climate Week Event, “COP26 and the Zero Carbon Growth Agenda”, hosted by the UN Race to Zero campaign in partnership with the Climate Group.

21 September 2020 @ 17:38

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Delivered by Minister for Industry and Business Nadhim Zahawi by video, 21 September 2020.

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The COP26 Energy Transition Council was announced at 'Passing the Tipping Point: the next decade of clean energy cooperation'- a Clean Energy Ministerial side event, in a keynote speech by Lord Callanan on behalf of COP President Designate Alok Sharma,

21 September 2020 @ 14:42

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COP26 President and Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Alok Sharma will announce a series of new climate commitments today at the launch of Climate Week NYC, which runs alongside the UN General Assembly.

21 September 2020 @ 11:10

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Report exploring skills currently required by the heat network sector, likely existing and future skills shortages and potential skills interventions needed.

21 September 2020 @ 10:34

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Ofgem seeks industry views on how the electricity system operator has performed in the first half of the year. The regulator’s framework regularly seeks such feedback, but this year’s review may be more interesting than most, given the events and…

21 September 2020 @ 09:29

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Ofgem seeks industry views on how the electricity system operator has performed in the first half of the year. The regulator’s framework regularly seeks such feedback, but this year’s review may be more interesting than most, given the events and challenges National Grid ESO has faced. Since lockdowns in late March the ESO had to Read more...

The post Ofgem calls for evidence on National Grid ESO’s performance appeared first on theenergyst.com.

21 September 2020 @ 09:23

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Common sense tells us that the UK is a small island with depleted oil & gas reserves and high costs, and that businesses should be growing their export focus to survive and prosper. We all accept this, but the stats are now telling…

The post Export growth and energy transition needed in shrinking UK energy market appeared first on Energy Voice.

21 September 2020 @ 05:00

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Rayner says state should step in on ‘fire and re-hire’ policies, while party will call for Covid-19 ‘job recovery scheme’

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