Energy Secretary Ed Davey

Energy Chief: Scottish Independence Would Be A 'Nightmare'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Politics

Scottish independence could be a "bit of a nightmare" for the energy industry that could see companies forced to pass on the costs of the extra regula...

'Energy Market Probe Won't Stop Relentless Price Rises'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Politics

Energy bills are still set for "relentless" price rises despite the regulator stepping in to propose a full-scale probe into how competitive the Big S...

Energy Giants Face Fines If Not Open Enough About Prices

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK Politics

The UK's Big Six energy suppliers are to be hit with financial penalties if they fail to meet new rules aimed at helping smaller firms break into the ...

How Have Energy Firms Left You £150 Out Of Pocket?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

Households have been left up to £150 out of pocket over the last three years by energy giants deliberately inflating the price they pay for electrici...

Have The Energy Giants Got As Bad As 'Fred The Shred'?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK Politics

Energy giants are facing a crisis of trust that could leave them as publicly disgraced as the banking industry was after Fred Goodwin's mismanagement ...

Energy Giants Could Be Fined For Fixing Prices

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK Politics

Energy firms will face criminal sanctions if they fix prices as part of a tightened regime for the market, the energy secretary has announced. Spea...

LibDems Go Nuclear Over Osborne's Latest Deal

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.10.2013 | UK Politics

George Osborne's announcement that Chinese companies will be able to invest in British nuclear power plants has drawn accusations from the Liberal Dem...

Asa Bennett

Does California Show Ed's Energy Freeze Is Doomed?

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband’s promise to freeze energy prices until 2017 if Labour returns to government in 2015 has sparked outrage from the ‘big six’ energy f...

Asa Bennett

'A Monty Python Government'

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.09.2013 | UK Politics

The coalition is like a "Monty Python government" because of its "nudge nudge" energy policies, LibDem energy secretary Ed Davey has said. Davey ma...

City Watchdog To Probe Gas Market Fixing

Posted 12.11.2012 | UK

The City watchdog has said it was investigating claims that the wholesale gas market has been manipulated by some energy firms. The Financial Servi...