Latest British Gas New Energy Stories

2008-10-22 09:00:36

Centrica, through its British Gas New Energy division, has acquired the low-carbon solutions company, Semplice Energy, for a total cash consideration of GBP1.5 million, including the repayment of debt.

2008-09-29 09:00:49

UK-based energy group Centrica has acquired the Solar Technologies Group for GBP2.8 million in cash, including the repayment of debt. The acquisition will enable British Gas to install solar photovoltaic technology in the UK.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.