Ofgem has confirmed that the default price cap will rise again in October, as energy prices hit record highs amid the world emerging from lockdown.
Energy companies' smart meter installations have "rebounded" since the UK's first coronavirus lockdown despite restrictions waxing and waning across the country, new figures show.
Sales of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) continued to outperform 2019 in October, jumping 195% year-on-year.
Ofgem is evaluating it balancing costs system after costs rose by 39% during lockdown.
The UK power industry has lost £1.1 billion due to the impact of COVID-19, according to energy trading company Hartree Solutions.
National Grid ESO’s new Downward Flexibility Management service was brought into play this weekend to cut embedded generation, along with the Grid Code modification which was also approved.
Global electricity demand is on track to drop 5% over 2020, eight times the reduction seen in 2009 as a result of the financial crisis.
As the COVID-19 lockdown continues, British households are using 15% more heating than usual.