Renowned electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Tesla has offered to buy solar panel company SolarCity, to signal its intention to expand the company’s clean energy business.

The Renewable Energy Association (REA) has revealed that UK’s green energy sector employed more than 116,800 workers in 2015.

According to research by Energy UK, almost two million customers have switched their energy supplier so far in 2016.

The Department for Business Innovation and Skills has launched a consultation to make it easier and faster for energy customers to switch suppliers.

The solar street lighting market is forecast to grow to £12 billion by 2024, a £1.8 billion increase on last year, a new report suggests.

According to research by First Utility, energy consumers supplied by the Big Six are collectively paying £4 billion more for their gas and electricity.

A report from the Association for the Conservation of Energy (ACE) has cautioned that the annual number of energy efficiency measures installed in UK homes is set to drastically reduce by 73 per cent by the end of the decade.

New findings from energy regulator Ofgem has found that around two thirds of customers could save up to £325 by switching energy suppliers, to the cheapest fixed-term deal.

Scottish Power has been ordered to pay £18 million for customer service failings linked to a new computer system.

A new survey by Love Energy Savings has revealed that 40 per cent of the British public do not know enough about nuclear power.

Prime Minister David Cameron has agreed to set up a ministerial taskforce to help nearly 700 British workers at British Gas who are at risk of losing their jobs.

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has set out proposals to open up competition in the energy market and help customers to get a better deal.

According to a report by the Energy and Climate Change Committee (ECCC), government plans to cut subsidies and reduce consumer energy bills could create a ‘false economy’, leading investors to lose confidence in the energy sector.

According to energy regulator Ofgem, the number of UK households switching their energy providers rose by 15 per cent in 2015.

The number of complaints submitted against the ‘Big Six’ energy suppliers has fallen, according to new figures from Ofgem.

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