In Q1 2020, renewables became Britain’s main power source for the first time ever, according to new analysis by EnAppSys.
Low demand and a sunny weekend sent power prices plunging into negative figures on the day-ahead hourly market for the third time as generation hit a new record.
E.on has put 3,000 of its staff on furlough as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As of today (03 March), Hackney Council in London is sourcing all of its electricity from 100% renewable sources through its services company.
The energy sector has welcomed the decision to postpone the UN climate conference COP26 until 2021 due to COVID-19.
The UK’s second largest energy supplier, OVO Energy, has furloughed 3,400 members of staff.
Centrica is cancelling its dividend and halting its sale of Spirit Energy in response to COVID-19.
As wind speeds surged during storms in February, renewable energy generated for Bristol Energy saw an increase of 269% from the previous year.
SSE has today (31 March) closed its last coal-fired power station, Fiddler’s Ferry.