Energy giant npower is to close its office in Peterlee, but the vast majority of the 500 jobs will be transferred to Sunderland
RWE npower renewables was last year granted permission to put up four test masts to assess wind conditions in the Redesdale and Comb areas of Kielder
Chris Huhne says the case for renewables is supported by projections that the wholesale cost of energy – generally benchmarked to the price of natural gas – will continue to rise
Lynemouth Power Station's switch to biomass has moved a step closer following the award of a contract
A new low in customer satisfaction with gas and electricity suppliers has revealed "the failings of a broken energy market", according to consumer group Which?
Billions of pounds of investment creating thousands of new North East jobs is anticipated following last week’s renewables announcements
Energy lawyers at Bond Dickinson advised RWE npower on the sale of two of its supply units to a rival firm for £218m
Test masts which could pave the way for one of Britain's biggest wind farms at Kielder forest look set to be approved
Energy giant npower is set to announce redundancies this morning putting jobs at risk at its call centres in the North East
The profits made by the Big Six energy firms in supplying British households have multiplied five-fold to more than £1 billion since 2009, according to figures from regulator Ofgem
A green energy company has cashed in on its Northumberland wind farm in a deal worth more than £70m
A new player in the UK energy market is to be created after RWE npower agreed a deal to offload 770,000 customer accounts
A company linked to a number of wind farms in the North East appeared stumped when asked how efficient its turbines are
Britain's energy regulator has warned gas and electricity suppliers it is keeping a close eye on their activities after a series of tariff hikes left consumers "frustrated and angry"
Families in the North East are hit hardest by utility bills, says a survey, and some may be at risk of being cut off this winter
New figures showing barely active wind turbines have prompted fears of a rural landscape left scarred by inefficient wind farms
Wind farm schemes in and near Northumberland National Park are set to generate more debate as plans emerge for another “green” energy scheme
Kielder Forest has been earmarked for an up to 100-turbine wind farm by leading green energy company RWE npower renewables
NEWCASTLE United midfielder Cheick Tioté fears he is now being punished on reputation alone.
BALANCING budgets and ambition, Tony Mowbray insists Middlesbrough must always aim for the Premier League.