Billions of pounds of investment creating thousands of new North East jobs is anticipated following last week’s renewables announcements
Independent supplier First Utility has signed an energy-buying deal with Shell that it is hoped will deliver cheaper bills and help it challenge the Big Six
In an article for The Sunday Telegraph, Sir Roger Carr sets out a robust defence of the industry and said investor confidence was being damaged by "political rhetoric"
Energy lawyers at Bond Dickinson advised RWE npower on the sale of two of its supply units to a rival firm for £218m
Despite record levels of investment, the North Sea oil and gas industry is facing some major challenges. Peter McCusker reports on efforts to secure its long-term future
NOF Energy, the business development organisation for oil, gas, nuclear and offshore renewables sectors, has published its annual survey, which reveals oil and gas will remain the core focus for its members in 2014
Two E.ON substations have sailed into Port of Sunderland from Belgium as part of the Humber Gateway Wind Farm project
Radio Four’s Inside Science programme revealed that excess engery is just being dumped. David Banks ponders what can be done about it
The poor subsidising the rich, the end of the UK coal industry, Government indecision, price freezes and electricity blackouts were all covered at a major North East energy summit last week. Peter McCusker reports
Administrators have been appointed to oversee the sale of Tanfield Group's loss-making engineering unit
A new player in the UK energy market is to be created after RWE npower agreed a deal to offload 770,000 customer accounts
Duco is one of the founding fathers of the North East subsea industry and a quarter of a century on is still growing strongly. Peter McCusker reports on this Tyneside success story
The future of the UK's energy sector was up for debate at the Sage Gateshead yesterday, when leading figures from the industry gathered together
The strength of the booming North Sea oil and gas industry was demonstrated last week with two major announcements of significant benefit the region
Only a dramatic policy shift will prevent further sharp rises in UK energy bills. Peter McCusker reports
Engineering firm Offshore Group Newcastle (OGN) is optimistic it can secure more contracts in the bouyant oil and gas market after posting a 70% lift in profits
Another heavyweight week for blue-chip updates will see figures from supermarket Sainsbury’s and energy companies Centrica and SSE
Almost three dozen North East firms are in Aberdeen today talking to some of the world’s leading oil companies with contracts worth several hundred million pounds up for grabs. Peter McCusker reports.
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"
Supply chain companies looking to break into the lucrative oil and gas markets can gain first-hand knowledge of the sector at a special event next week