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Experts at the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) have made it be known promises of lower prices were “lacking in evidence” and were “hype”. The Whitehall Treasury Department continued with the emphasis Shale Gas and its potential was “too big to ignore” The UKERC authored report expressed concerns of Shale Gas, which is a natural […]

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Ed Miliband, Labour leader, pledged to freeze energy bills should he come into power in the next elections. His comments came at the height of public disapproval on the rising energy bills, which politically seemed like a savvy move. However this weekend it has emerged that the comments have led a £3bn investment shortfall in […]

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Dermot Nolan, chief executive at Ofgem, spoke to delegates at the Utility Week Congress expressing their interest to move towards principles based regulation. Recently, Ofgem had come under fire due to the unintended consequences of its market interventions, hence Nolan wants to steer clear from narrow regulation and move more towards the treatment of customers. […]

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The Scottish government has formally had an application from Global Energy Group to create a brand new harbour at Nigg on the Cromarty Firth. The proposal has been criticised by Cromarty Firth Port Authority (CFPA). Concerns have been raised by CFPA, which operates a harbour at Invergordon, that the new harbour would have control of […]

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  According to the Big Deal, independent energy supplier Extraenergy is set to gain 30,000 new customers after submitting the winning tariff to a collective switching scheme. The supplier, which only launched in March in the UK domestic market, offered customers who signed up to the collective switching scheme a 12 month fixed deal for […]

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  According to BusinessGreen, George Osborne believes shale gas production could create wealth funds for north of England. A plan to generate new shale gas tax revenue could be deployed as a UK sovereign wealth fund. Ed Davey, energy and climate change secretary, said that the fund could be set-up once commercial production Starts. He […]

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