Holyrood committee urges higher ambition on fuel poverty

The Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Communities Committee published a report on 29 January on the Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill, calling for additional measures to put an end to thousands of people living in fuel poverty. … Continued

ScotWind leasing launch delayed

The Crown Estate Scotland has announced that it is pushing back the date of the earliest possible launch for ScotWind leasing to July 2019. It announced the updated timeline on 29 January, pushing back the lease launch from the original … Continued

Total announces significant North Sea discovery

Total has announced that it has made a “significant” new discovery in the North Sea of recoverable resources estimated to be 250mn boe. Announced on 29 January, the discovery is located on the Glengorm prospect located in the Central Graben. … Continued

Responses to Our Power failure

With Edinburgh-based energy supplier Our Power ceasing trading on 25 January, questions have been asked over the causes behind the failure. Regulator Ofgem said the energy supply to the group’s 38,000 customers will not be affected and prepayment meters can … Continued

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