A scheme that could produce lower business energy rates by converting the UK's Hewett gas field in the North Sea into a gas storage facility is under threat from high Crown Estate rents, reports the Times.
People could find they are able to switch energy sources more easily with an announcement that energy suppliers E.On and RWEnpower are embarking on a joint nuclear venture.
Business throughout the UK could tackle the impact of high prices from energy suppliers by adopting more efficient practices, according to government figures.
Homeowners could be able to switch energy sources more easily as a consortium of three energy companies has bought the Sellafield site and plans to build a new reactor.
Several major energy suppliers are likely to be awarded contracts to develop substantial offshore wind farms around Britain's coastline, reports the Telegraph.