Mitsubishi invests in UK company to bring off-grid solar to Asia

A British energy firm lighting up homes in Africa with pay-as-you-go solar power has secured £40m to extend its reach to Asia with...

Government rhetoric on green energy needs to be matched by action

Innovation is transforming the way we generate and consume power, with future energy needs being met through subsidy-free renewables balanced by on-site battery...

Third and largest tremor hits Cuadrilla fracking site

The UK’s only active fracking site has been hit by a series of tremors within the past week, including one believed to be...

National Grid/UK energy: dark material

Digital technology depends on electricity for energy. National Grid, the UK transmission network, has a duty to ensure everyone has constant supply, assuming...

Cuadrilla records largest tremor at Lancashire site

Shale gas company Cuadrilla has recorded the largest tremor to date at its Lancashire fracking site.With a magnitude of 2.1, it followed a...

Privatising energy is doomed to failure | Letters

The possible failure of some smaller energy suppliers might not raise major issues, even for their customers, but clearly illustrates the stupidity of...

UK fracking site experiences second tremor in a week

The UK’s only active fracking site experienced a magnitude 1.05 tremor on Friday night. It came two days after a magnitude 1.55 tremor, which...

Cuadrilla halts fracking after biggest tremor yet at Lancashire site

Cuadrilla was forced to halt fracking at its shale gas site near Blackpool in Lancashire on Wednesday night after triggering the largest tremor...

National Grid says new-style stability software will avoid blackouts

National Grid plans to stabilise the energy grid by plugging into new technology after raising concerns a year ago that it may be...

Blackout raises alarms on UK energy resilience

The power blackout that hit the UK this month was the worst in more than a decade. About 1m homes were left without...