Energy giant SSE has admitted there is “some uncertainty” that its merger with rival npower will go ahead after the pair delayed the tie-up due to the incoming cap on default tariff prices.
Shares in energy giant SSE have taken a hit amid fears its merger with rival npower has been left “in a shambles” after being delayed due to the incoming cap on default tariff prices.
Dozens of homes in Dundee were hit by a power cut.
Energy giant SSE is hoping to scrap one of its Dundee substations and replace it with 12 new flats.
The deal to merge Npower and SSE’s retail operations has been given the all-clear by the competition watchdog, paving the way for the tie-up of two of Britain’s biggest energy suppliers.
French energy giant Total has announced a major gas discovery off the Scottish coast.
London’s blue-chip index climbed back above the 7,300 mark on Wednesday as rising oil prices helped to push up commodity stocks.
Energy giant SSE has warned half-year profits will tumble 50% after suffering the effects of higher gas prices and dry, still and warm weather.
The deal to merge Npower and SSE’s retail operations has been given the provisional green light after the competition watchdog said there is “plenty of choice” in the UK market.
ScottishPower is raising the cost of its standard variable gas and electricity tariff by 3.7%, piling further pressure on squeezed households.
The energy regulator has increased its price cap on variable tariffs due to rising wholesale prices.
More than 1,500 premises in Dundee were left without electricity after a power cut hit parts of the city.
Electrical engineers are to meet with representatives of Baldragon Academy following several power cuts at the school in recent weeks.
Dundee's Baldragon Academy has been hit by a power cut again.
A woman who recently moved to Dundee was “gobsmacked” when she was sent SSE account details for four strangers in the post.
More than £800,000 is to be spent on the latest phase of Dundee’s external wall insulation (EWI) programme to help tackle fuel poverty in the city.
A cannabis producer who cultivated plants worth up to £18,900 in his flat in Stobswell has been placed on a community payback order with unpaid work.
A cannabis grower who cultivated plants thought to be worth almost £19,000 was rumbled after energy workers visiting his flat caught a whiff of the illegal herb.
A popular takeaway in Dundee closed suddenly amid accusations it had been stealing electricity.
A home which went up in flames had a “highly dangerous” illegal electricity connection installed.