MaresConnect Interconnector Secures Ofgem Licence

Dublin, 06 July 2022 – Ofgem’s licence grants MaresConnect the right to own and operate an electricity interconnector project in the UK and provides certain associated powers as a statutory undertaker. MaresConnect is a proposed 750MW electricity interconnector linking the power markets of Ireland and Great Britain¹. The cable route is approximately 245km underground and…

U.K. Energy Price Cap to Increase by GBP139 This Winter as Gas, Power Prices Soar

The energy watchdog said the increase will affect 15 million U.K. customers between October 2021 and March 2022. Around 11 million households on default tariffs paying by direct debit will see a GBP139 increase, to GBP1,277, compared with the summer 2021 price. Four million prepayment customers will see a GBP153 raise, to GBP1,309, it said.…