• Military deployment of generators following ‘no-deal' Brexit

    A ‘no-deal’ Brexit could result in serious issues in electricity supply to Northern Ireland.

    With a current shared market between Northern Ireland and the Republic, leaving the EU could essentially exclude Britain from Europe’s electricity market.

  • Up and up

    News this week has revealed energy regulator Ofgem has adjusted its safeguard tariff, controlling the maximum price of each unit of energy.

    In one of its twice yearly adjustments, the regulator says the increase is justified, with£47 a year due to higher wholesale energy costs on a variable tariff with safeguard tariff rising to £1,136 in October for pre-paid fuel.