Lord Ian Duncan appointed Minister for Climate Change

Previous Secretary for Northern Ireland, Lord Ian Duncan, has been appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Climate Change.Working with COP26 President and previous Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry, Lord Duncan will lead the Government on...

National Grid investigated over last Friday’s power cut

Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom has announced an investigation into Friday’s power cut that left a million homes in the dark and caused disruption to train lines, hospitals and airports.Chaos hit after two power plants (one gas and one wind farm) failed minutes...

Ofgem lowers price cap due to falling wholesale costs

Energy prices are due to fall for millions of customers this autumn, as Ofgem announces the price cap is to be lowered due to falling wholesale energy costs.The price cap, that came into force in January this year, was introduced to protect 11 million UK households...

Data Energy shortlisted for The Decentralised Energy Awards

We’re  delighted to have been shortlisted for the Domestic Award at The Decentralised Energy Awards 2019.Hosted by The Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE), the awards recognise and celebrate those involved in decentralised energy, including Alton Towers,...

Boris’ cabinet: Andrea Leadsom appointed Business and Energy Secretary

After sacking over half of Theresa May’s old cabinet yesterday, new Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed Andrea Leadsom as Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).Previously serving as Energy and Climate Minister (May 2015 – July...

Quarter of a million customers switched to SVTs after suppliers go bust

Over 280,000 energy customers have seen their utility bills increase overnight, some by hundreds of pounds, after a string of suppliers ceased trading over the last 18 months.Consumer group Which? found that of the 925,000 customers switched by energy regulator Ofgem...