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The installation of smart meters fell 40% year-on-year in January, as the enduring impact of the COVID-19 lockdown continues to be felt.

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This?report?sets out a summary of government’s evidence and analysis on?the enforcement of?National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage.

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Conservatives have blamed the state’s power fiasco on solar and wind even though they account for a fraction of supply

The frigid winter storm and power failure that left millions of people in Texas shivering in darkness has been used to stoke what is becoming a growing front in America’s culture wars – renewable energy.

Related: Aggressive push to 100% renewable energy could save Americans billions – study

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The company will be working with Acciona to help deliver the project

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/> Data from ElectraLink’s Energy Market Data Hub (EMDH) shows that 149,000 smart meter installations took place in January 2021, compared to January 2020’s 246,000 installations.
The 40 percent drop is likely due to reinforced safety measures suppliers have implemented to protect field engineers and customers from spreading COVID-19.

The post January smart meter installations 40% down from last year appeared first on ElectraLink.

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?Energy storage operator Eelpower has selected EDF as a trading and optimising partner for three of its batteries.

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It said that after buying the Vauxhall Vivaro-e vans, 3,000 of its 12,000-strong fleet will be all-electric. Parent company Centrica has vowed to make all of its vehicles electric by 2025.

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British Gas has placed what it claims is the UK’s largest commercial order of electric vehicles (EVs) and has brought forward the date for electrifying its fleet. Ahead of its preliminary financial results revealed it has ordered 2,000 new all-electric Vauxhall Vivaro-e vans and will now aim to have a fully electric fleet by 2025, five years earlier than previously planned.

The post British Gas accelerates fleet electrification appeared first on Utility Week.

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19 February
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Explanation of the postcode level data tables for gas and electricity consumption.

19 February 2021 @ 12:08

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Big Six suppliers, Eon, Npower, EDF and Scottish Power all confirmed they are raising their prices by £96 a year, up from £1,042 to £1,138 - an increase of 9%.

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Around 7,000 British Gas engineers will be on strike for four days until 23 February, protesting the company’s “fire and

The post British Gas strikes back on today as ongoing talks falter appeared first on CityAM.

19 February 2021 @ 11:29

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This dataset contains the 2015 estimates of domestic electricity consumption for postcodes in Great Britain.

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This dataset contains the 2016 statistics of domestic electricity consumption for postcodes in Great Britain.

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This dataset contains the 2017 statistics of domestic electricity consumption for postcodes in Great Britain.

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?British Gas has become the latest supplier to join Western Power Distribution's (WPD) vehicle-to-grid (V2G) trial, Electric Nation.

19 February 2021 @ 10:51

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Around 7,000 British Gas engineers will be on strike for four days from today until 23 February, protesting the company’s

The post British Gas strikes back on today after talks break down appeared first on CityAM.

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EDF’s UK business has seen its EBITDA impacted to the tune of £160 million due to the financial effects of Covid-19, the company’s latest full-year group results show. The company reports that the pandemic has affected “all parts of the business”, mainly its customer division’s performance, with lower electricity usage volumes among business customers and the increase of bad debt provision among the major factors.

The post EDF Energy suffers £160 million impact from Covid appeared first on Utility Week.

18 February 2021 @ 13:57

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Data to monitor the installation of energy efficiency measures in domestic properties via the Green Home Grant voucher scheme.

18 February 2021 @ 09:30

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Experimental statistics on average road fuel sales and stock levels.

18 February 2021 @ 09:30

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Data to monitor the installation of energy efficiency measures in domestic properties via the Green Homes Grant voucher scheme.

18 February 2021 @ 09:30

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It may seem an unlikely link but advances in racing sails have given a team of marine robotics experts at Innovo inspiration in their quest to help reduce carbon emissions from some vital energy industry activities.

The post What links America’s Cup racing sails and the energy transition? appeared first on Energy Voice.

18 February 2021 @ 07:00

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It may seem an unlikely link but advances in racing sails have given a team of marine robotics experts at Innovo inspiration in their quest to help reduce carbon emissions from some vital energy industry activities.

The post What links America’s Cup racing sails and the energy transition? appeared first on Energy Voice.

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17 February 2021 @ 18:18

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Bulb has brought in a former Amazon executive to beef up its customer services while Good Energy's Zap-Map has named an interim CEO and commercial officer. Utility Week rounds up the latest people moves across the sector.

The post On the Move: Bulb hires Amazon exec; Good Energy names Zap-Map CEO appeared first on Utility Week.

17 February 2021 @ 16:04

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Report suggests firms need to either focus solely on hydrocarbons or pivot towards low carbon

17 February 2021 @ 15:39

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A study by What Car? has found a massive difference in charging costs using public devices. To boost the batteries of a BMW iX3 to up to 80%, the cheapest was just over £9 and the priciest more than £40.

17 February 2021 @ 14:11

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British Gas has confirmed it is raising prices on its standard variable tariff (SVT) by almost £100 to bring it in line with the price cap, the first supplier to do so. The news comes following Ofgem's plans to raise the cap following a rise in wholesale prices, with other major suppliers likely to follow suit.

The post British Gas is first supplier to raise bills in line with price cap appeared first on Utility Week.

17 February 2021 @ 13:26

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Boss of Cambridge-based administration services provider banned for 10 years after fraudulently evading hundreds and thousands of pounds worth of tax.

17 February 2021 @ 09:30

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UPDATED: Electric Nation has anounced British Gas as the final partner in its Electric Nation vehicle to grid V2G project. It has aleady announced Igloo Energy and Green Energy UK as supplier partners, along with Flexitricity, which provides flexibility to the grid operator.…

17 February 2021 @ 09:14

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Patrick Pouyanné says oil supermajors are competing over a still scarce supply of renewable assets

17 February 2021 @ 05:00

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16 February 2021 @ 19:31

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16 February 2021 @ 17:53

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Tradespeople can apply for training in home energy retrofitting and low carbon heat insulation to help acquire the required accreditations for work under the Green Homes Grant.

16 February 2021 @ 16:29

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16 February 2021 @ 14:36

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British Gas is the first of the big energy firms to announce it will be hiking its prices as of April, following the price cap announcement.

16 February 2021 @ 14:35

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16 February 2021 @ 13:49

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Refinancing deal creates money to be invested on developing wind turbine sites

16 February 2021 @ 11:30

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Companies including the venture arms of BP and Chevron invested $40 million in a startup that aims to use the fossil fuel industry’s drilling experience to expand a technology that harvests low-carbon energy from heat below the earth’s surface.

The post Big oil invests in geothermal energy startup appeared first on Energy Voice.

16 February 2021 @ 09:01

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?Octopus Energy has partnered NatWest to offer electric vehicle (EV) charger financing to all of the latter’s personal, business and wealth customers.

16 February 2021 @ 08:00

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In September 2020, Mr Penrose was invited by the government to conduct an independent review of UK competition policy.

16 February 2021 @ 00:15

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Ofgem has approved an amendment to the Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) that will require all data to be made openly available unless there is a specific reason for it not to be. The code modification named P398 was proposed by the BSC panel and will take effect on 24 June 2021.

The post Ofgem approves open data assumption for BSC appeared first on Utility Week.

15 February 2021 @ 21:19

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Octopus Energy and NatWest Group have launched an electric vehicle (EV) charging bundle which will allow the bank’s customers to purchase chargers at discounted rates. The joint offering, which the companies claim is the first of its kind, includes the entire stack of infrastructure, technology and software needed to switch to EVs as well as a comprehensive assessment of each customer’s needs.

The post Octopus and NatWest unveil EV charging bundle appeared first on Utility Week.

15 February 2021 @ 14:13

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A guide for Combined Heat and Power (CHP) developers.

15 February 2021 @ 13:49

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A guide for Combined Heat and Power (CHP) developers on different CHP technologies.

15 February 2021 @ 13:47

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A simple guide for Combined Heat and Power (CHP) developers addressing environmental issues, legislations and emissions of CHP installations.

15 February 2021 @ 13:45

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A simple guide for developers on Combined Heat and Power (CHP) operations and maintenance.

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Total is expected to outpace clean energy giants Iberdrola and Ørsted on renewable power capacity by the end of the decade.

The post Total to overtake green giants on renewable energy capacity by 2030, report says appeared first on Energy Voice.

15 February 2021 @ 10:30

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Carmaker had been expected to close a site in long-awaited overhaul

15 February 2021 @ 10:04

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A simple guide for developers on financing of Combined Heat and Power (CHP) development.

15 February 2021 @ 09:36

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A simple guide for developers on financing of Combined Heat and Power (CHP) development.

15 February 2021 @ 09:36

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Economists have long been familiar with the concept of “negative externalities”, which may be defined as a cost that is suffered by a third party as a consequence of an economic transaction.

The post Carbon Prices – a key lever to accelerate the energy transition appeared first on Energy Voice.

15 February 2021 @ 00:01

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Chief executive Alistair Phillips-Davies said he is looking to 'branch out from the UK and Ireland' to build windfarms in continental Europe, the US and Japan.

13 February 2021 @ 21:51

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A total of 4,270 new charge points were added to the network in 2020, an increase of 26%. And of the 20,775 plug-in points now available, 3,880 aret 'rapid' devices.

13 February 2021 @ 08:49

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Drivers of electric vehicles are able to charge their batteries with free electricity, so how long might that last?

12 February 2021 @ 22:04

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The UK government has announced plans to increase spending on its Energy Company Obligation (ECO) to £1 billion per year from 2022-2026 with the aim of increasing energy efficiency for low income and vulnerable households.

12 February 2021 @ 18:13

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If you switch energy supplier you could save around £128 a year – likely more when the energy price cap increases. Find the cheapest energy supplier for you, using Which? Switch.

12 February 2021 @ 00:02

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has today published a strategy to further drive down levels of fuel poverty in England.

11 February 2021 @ 17:01

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Former energy and climate change secretary Amber Rudd has said her former role should be brought to the forefront of the Cabinet to ensure net zero is delivered effectively. Rudd also reflected on the impact of the UK hosting COP26, although stressed that it was likely to be “a reduced conference”.

The post Rudd: Energy and climate change should be fifth great office of state appeared first on Utility Week.

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Planned British Gas engineer strikes throughout February have left some customers concerned what will happen if their boiler breaks down. The GMB union says new plans from British Gas would...

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To compete with new market entrants and business models, utility retailers need to broaden their innovation programmes. Olivia Law, innovation expert at Pollen8, explores what’s holding them back and how to overcome the barriers

The post Has Octopus Energy sparked a tidal wave of innovation in utilities? appeared first on Utility Week.

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Monthly data on the number of certificates issued for generation under the Renewables Obligation.

11 February 2021 @ 09:30

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Experimental statistics on average road fuel sales and stock levels.

11 February 2021 @ 09:30

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How long the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) takes to pay invoices.

10 February 2021 @ 16:54

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Global investor Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) is eyeing up clean energy opportunities after it completed a mammoth funding round.

The post Macquarie raises £1.4bn for renewable energy investments appeared first on Energy Voice.

10 February 2021 @ 13:37

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Competition law: information about the review of retained EU block exemptions.

10 February 2021 @ 13:13

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Octopus Energy has launched a research facility which will create models and policy recommendations to accelerate the uptake of green technologies. The company claims the Octopus Centre for Net Zero (OCNZ) is a world-first which will combine energy tech data, economic analysis and behavioural insights.

The post Octopus Energy unveils independent ‘entech’ facility appeared first on Utility Week.

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?Octopus Energy has launched an entech-led research organisation dubbed the Octopus Centre for Net Zero (OCNZ) to help create a tech-enabled green energy system.

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The offshore wind contract will support 141 skilled jobs during peak construction

10 February 2021 @ 00:01

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Adjustments to the parameters for the Capacity Market auctions for delivery years 2021 to 2022, and 2024 to 2025.

09 February 2021 @ 07:00

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SSE has added another 53 new recruits to its ranks as it steps up ambitions to treble its renewable output and build the electricity network needed to deliver net zero.

The post SSE takes on new round of apprentices as it targets renewables expansion appeared first on Energy Voice.

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Positions include apprentice jointers, linespersons and electrical fitters working on the electricity network in the north of Scotland

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