E.on Buys Energy Management And Efficiency Firm Matrix

E.on has bought the Manchester based energy management and efficiency firm Matrix in a deal worth a reported £85 million as it explores ways to offer business customers a new way of improving energy efficiency.

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UK Jumps To Fourth In Ernst & Young Renewable Energy Rankings

A new report has placed Britain fourth in terms of renewable energy ranking, displacing Australia for the position. The US, China and Germany have each retained their positions making up the top three in Ernst & Youngs Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Indices (RECAI).

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E.ON and SSE Bring An End To Cold Calling

Two of the big six energy suppliers, E.ON and SSE have scrapped the practice of cold calling potential customers in the wake of tighter regulations. The move by SSE comes just months after it was handed a record fine of £10.5 million by watchdog Ofgem for mis-selling, in future only existing SSE customers or potential new ones who have agreed to a call will be contacted.

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British Gas Plans To Offer Free Electricity On Saturdays

British Gas has said it is planning on offering free electrical power to some of its customers on Saturdays in a bid to reduce demand on weekdays, when demand from business is at its highest.

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Anti Fracking Activists Train Ahead Of Balcombe Protests

Climate activists are gearing up for 48 hours of direct action against energy firm Cuadrilla, which is carrying out test oil drilling in West Sussex. During the 6 day camp by protesters, Cuadrilla has suspended drilling.

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