According to a report by energy regulator Ofgem, Britain is at risk of running out of energy capacity in the winter of 2015-16, falling from 14% (now) to just 4%, the BBC has reported. Should this happen, the regulator said, Britain would rely more on imported gas
A power plant that will generate energy from waste has been given Government approval following a 12-month inquiry, the Guardian has reported. The 60MW plant in Cheshire has been backed by Tata Chemicals and E.ON will cost £250m to construct.
According to a report backed by British Gas, smart meters could save the UK £14bn by 2030, Business green has reported. The study also found that SMEs could save £800 on their annual commercial energy bills by installing a smart meter.