Swedish state-owned energy giant Vattenfall has set its sights firmly on the so-called Big Six’s market share with the purchase of its own consumer supplier.
Earlier this month, the UK energy market welcomed a new kind of supplier to its ranks. Digital platform Pure Planet garnered interest after stating its unique offering of a renewable energy supply delivered ‘at cost’ to homeowners, in the latest approach taken to undercut the declining dominance of the Big Six.
The London Assembly’s Environment Committee has thrown its support behind plans to expand the capital’s Energy for Londoners (EfL) scheme into a fully licensed, domestic electricity supplier.
Germany-headquartered utility innogy has backed a renewed investment in innovation to return it to growth after earnings fell 10% in the year following its IPO.
With SunEdison’s rooftop solar business ready to bring out of hiatus, a residential storage product emerging from development and at least one eye on acquisitions, Ecotricity is preparing itself for what looks like being an increasingly tempestuous energy supply market. Inside Clean Energy spoke to founder Dale Vince to find out what else he has up his sleeve.
Energy supplier OVO has opened its chequebook to make its maiden acquisition, paying an undisclosed amount for smart grid developer VCharge.
London’s deputy mayor for the environment Shirley Rodrigues has said that the mayor’s flagship energy scheme ‘Energy for Londoners’ is to go live by April.
Our local authority expert Stephen Cirell discusses Scotland’s plans to launch its own energy company as revealed within the government’s energy strategy last week
The Scottish government has begun to explore the possibility of launching its own energy supply company, following in the tracks of the UK councils behind Bristol Energy and Robin Hood Energy.