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EDF opens new offshore wind farm and gas power plant

EDF Energy has announced the opening of a new gas power plant and offshore wind farm. Both the Teesside Offshore Wind Farm and the West Burton Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Station, in Nottinghamshire, were officially opened by the energy supplier's chairman and chief executive, Henri Proglio and energy minister, Michael Fallon. The offshore wind ...

17 April

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OVO unveils energy tariff priced less than £1,000

OVO Energy has unveiled the first energy tariff to offer customer an average annual bill of less than £1,000. With the Cheaper Energy Fixed tariff, the independent energy supplier has estimated that consumers would have to pay, on average, just £998 per year for the energy they need to power their homes. The new tariff ...

16 April

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Davey agrees with UN report, calls for Europe to be as ambitious as UK

Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey has backed a new UN report calling for a massive shift in how energy shift in energy creation, but also called for Europe to be as ambitious as the UK on the issue. The report - issued at a press conference in Berlin on Sunday (April 13) - has encouraged ...

14 April

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British Gas Business fined £5.6m for preventing businesses switching supplier

British Gas' business supply arm has been fined £5.6 million after a series of investigations found that the big six energy supplier had incorrectly blocked businesses from changing to another supplier. Two separate investigations into British Gas Business were carried out by industry regulator Ofgem. The first, conducted in 2012, found that faults in the ...

11 April

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Good Energy sees pre-tax profits reach £3.3m in 2013

Wiltshire-based green energy supplier Good Energy has revealed that it saw its pre-tax profits more than double in 2013, having attracted around 14,500 new customers during the past 12 months. Good Energy's total customer base rose by 32 per cent, which helped its pre-tax profits hit £3.3 million. The number of customers on its electricity ...

10 April

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