Richmond v Chevron: the California city taking on its most powerful polluter

The Chevron refinery that looms over Richmond, California, its muted orange tanks nestled into the scrubby low-slung hills above San Francisco Bay, is...

UK energy firms using debt collectors despite coronavirus agreement

Britain’s energy suppliers are continuing to use debt collectors to chase unpaid bills after promising to help households during the coronavirus pandemic by...

Friends and foes of fracking find common cause

For opponents of fracking in the UK, last week should have been a moment of celebration. James Brokenshire, secretary for housing, communities and local...

UK energy regulator Ofgem appoints new chief

Britain’s energy market regulator has named Jonathan Brearley, currently its head of systems and networks, as its next chief executive. Mr Brearley will...

Tullow Oil to axe a third of its staff after $1.7bn pre-tax loss

Tullow Oil will axe a third of its staff after plunging to a $1.7bn (£1.3bn) pre-tax loss amid a “perfect storm” of oil...

Global use of coal-fired electricity set for biggest fall this year

The world’s use of coal-fired electricity is on track for its biggest annual fall on record this year after more than four decades...

Low-carbon energy makes majority of UK electricity for first time

Low-carbon energy was used to generate more than half of the electricity used in the UK for the first time last year, according...

Saudi Aramco flotation is a failure before it has even begun | Nils Pratley

By all the main advertised yardsticks of success, the flotation of Saudi Aramco can be called a failure even before the shares have...

Ofgem launches investigation into UK power outage

Britain’s energy regulator has launched an investigation into whether National Grid and 12 local electricity network companies breached their licence conditions after power...

UK firms will face 'deliberate disruption' to hit zero carbon goal

UK companies must brace for the government to deliberately disrupt or phase out business areas that are unfit for a net zero-carbon economy,...