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A third the world’s power capacity is now made up of renewable energy, according to the latest research from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

The government’s plan to introduce age checks on porn websites has now been pushed back. The changes, were aimed at stopping children from accessing inappropriate adult content, were supposed to come into effect imminently.

There will be a steep 65% increase in effective business energy taxes in the form of the Climate Change Levy rate, as the government aims to push businesses towards greener options and lower energy usage.

The rate of smart meter installations in the UK dropped in the last quarter of 2018, according to figures from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

Royal Dutch Shell is rebranding retail power supplier First Utility as Shell Energy, as it switches its residential customers to 100% renewable electricity.

The largest waste wood gasification plant in the UK has begun operating in Cheshire.

Four of the major industry regulators in the UK are not doing enough to protect consumers, according to the National Audit Office.

Openreach have announced that Salisbury will be the first city in the UK to be entirely covered by ultrafast fibre optic broadband.

Brilliant Energy has ceased trading, affecting around 17,000 domestic customers in the UK.

Following Avro Energy’s failure to sign up to the smart meter wireless network, Ofgem has threatened to ban the energy provider from taking on any new customers.