What does Ovo's potential takeover of SSE mean for the big six and does it signal a new era of consolidation in the energy retail market? Adam John talks to experts including former Npower boss, Paul Massara.
Katie Bickerstaffe has been named as the new executive chair of SSE Energy Services, with mandate to deliver a new future outside the main group. Speculation has been mounting about the future of SSE’s retail arm since the proposed merger with Npower collapsed last year.
Trade associations representing the smart power industry have written a joint letter to finance secretary Mel Stride and Energy Minister Claire Perry calling for proposals to raise VAT on certain solar products to be scrapped.