Energy News

  • Home energy startup Igloo secures cool £600k

    Igloo Energy has raised more than £600,000 to further develop its smart home technology and expand its customer offering. The supplier secured the money after a successful equity crowdfunding campaign, which follows a £1 million investment from BEIS and Innovate UK for research and development of its energy saving software last year. Earlier this year, […]

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  • ScottishPower customers face 10% energy price rise

    Around 900,000 ScottishPower customers face a 10% price rise on their gas and electricity bills from April. They will see a £117 hike, taking the standard variable tariff to a total of £1,254 on average annually, in line with Ofgem’s energy price cap increase announced earlier this month. Customers on prepayment meters also face a […]

    Posted at February 19, 2019 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on ScottishPower customers face 10% energy price rise
  • Honda to close Swindon plant amid drive for electrification

    Honda has announced plans to close its vehicle manufacturing plant in Swindon in response to “unprecedented” global changes and the need to launch electric vehicles (EVs). The move to end production at the facility – which currently produces around 150,000 cars a year – in 2021 will lead to around 3,500 job losses. The car […]

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