Centrica’s interim performance was enough for the company to call time on Iain Conn’s tenure as chief executive. As the company begins the hunt for a successor, Liam Stoker questions where Centrica might find them and if the energy giant’s performance holds up any better against the wider issues affecting energy companies today.
Siemens is to spin off its gas and power (GP) division and combine it with the majority stake it owns in its renewables unit Siemens Gamesa to establish a “focused energy powerhouse”.
Distribution network operator (DNO) Northern Powergrid has unveiled a widespread DSO transition plan and launched an expression of interest for customers to provide network flexibility from next winter.
Engie has pointed towards solid organic growth in its renewables and networks divisions as the French energy major continues to reap the dividends of a strategic redirection.
The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) believes the world is “on the cusp of the next transformational change” in energy, and wants the UK to lead it.
The UK’s renewables lobby has scrutinised the government’s decision to directly invest billions of pounds in Hitachi’s proposed nuclear project, suggesting renewables to be a far cheaper and quicker way of decarbonising the country’s power.
A general lack of collaborative thinking, particularly in relation to whole system solutions, could hold back network innovation, the sector has been warned.
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Trade body Energy UK has launched a new project, dubbed the ‘Future of Energy’, as it seeks to map out how the energy transition is impacting generators, utilities and consumers.