UK’s shale gas resources might be huge, IGas claims
The debate regarding the future of shale gas exploration is far from over, and now, one of the companies actively involved in drilling and exploration activities, IGas, claims that UK’s gas reserves might actually be large enough to last for decades.
UK forced to implement tougher energy market rules by July
The UK government will be forced to introduce shortly tougher regulations on the energy market, in order to comply with the EU regulation on wholesale energy markets and transparency (Remit), a news report reveals.
London Mayor Boris Johnson launches RE:FIT Schools Energy Efficiency Programme
Educational institutions in the London area may save an impressive £32m and cut carbon emissions by more than 125,000 tonnes over a ten year time frame, should they decided to enroll in a new energy efficiency scheme, introduced yesterday by London Mayor, Boris Johnson.
HeatingSave School Promo – make your budget go further, slash 20% of your heating bills
Over the past couple of years, energy bills have really sky-rocketed, becoming a real burden on the schools’ and other educational institutions’ yearly budgets.
OFGEM to further investigate energy market over rigging allegations
Although it’s yet to be actually granted the new, extended powers provided under the REMIT legislation, the OFGEM seems keen on making its presence more felt on the UK energy market, the regulator announcing the fact that it plans to widen i
Centrica shows interest in British shale gas, rumour has it
Centrica, the parent company of the much more famous British Gas, one of the UK’s energy suppliers, is apparently eyeing a shale gas – related partnership with Cuadrilla Resources, the first company to have drilled for shale gas in the UK.
OFGEM vows to ‘break stranglehold’ in energy market after getting new powers
Although UK’s energy market is currently dominated by the six major suppliers (Centrica – British Gas, E.ON, SSE, Npower, EDF and ScottishPower), it see
Energy supplier EDF suggests single-pricing system for fuel
In all fairness, UK’s current energy tariff system is far from being the simplest and most easily accessible one, the vast majority of consumers having quite a bit of trouble in understanding the specific details of each fuel plan.
Energy saving measures could help the NHS save up to £35m
The NHS is under severe strain right now as far as the available funding is concerned, but a recent pilot project proved the fact that it could actually achieve savings of £35m if the medical and nursing staff are encouraged to turn off unused equipment, switch off lights, and close hospital doors.