Ambitious plans have been pledged by the Liberal Democrats to insulate up to 10 million homes in the next 10 years. They have announced a new Green Homes bill to improve energy efficiency and renewable heat across the UK into ...Read More »
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Under the regulator’s plans, energy firms will be banned from charging catch-up bills for gas ...
After a price cap was announced by energy regulator Ofgem, four million customers on prepayment ener...
Figures obtained by the BBC reveal that Britain’s energy firms are holding onto nearly £4bn of...
£500 million of forecast benefits out of its flagship £11 billion smart-meter scheme, has been quiet...
By 2030 the European Commission says that it plans to cut energy use across the bloc by 30%. This pr...
Energy theft is costing hundereds of millions of pounds in the UK, particularly in the North East, which is why the crime solving charity Crimestoppers is launching a campaign to highlight the dangers of tampering with energy meters. £400 million ...Read More »
EDF Energy has reported a 25% fall in profits at it’s UK operations. The French-owned company said it made pre-tax profits of £649 million in the UK last year compared to £863 million in 2013, “reflecting challenging market conditions”. ...Read More »
Homeowner is London and East Anglia are leaving their heating on for 8 hours or more a day, making them the biggest users of energy for heat in the UK. More than 65% of Londoners and 83% of homeowners living ...Read More »
New regulations will mean that landlords across England and Wales will be banned from letting out properties that are energy inefficient from April 2018. All properties will need to be a minimum of a Band E rating for efficiency, therefore ...Read More »
A smart thermostat system has been launched by EDF which will allow customers to control their heating remotely. The system called Heatsmart, will allow customers to set up a heating routine via an app meaning that they can set ...Read More »
New research claims that there has been a dramatic drop in assistance available for people living in cold homes. The number of major energy efficiency measures delivered has dropped 80% – from 112,000 in the winter of 2011/12 to just ...Read More »
Despite cuts to energy tariffs the Big Six energy companies profits are expected to increase by up to £114 per household, according to Ofgem. The latest supply market indicator (SMI) from Ofgem has taken into account the recent price cuts ...Read More »
The Big Six energy companies have faired badly in the latest annual Which? energy company satisfaction, for the fourth year running. The smaller suppliers took the top spots, Ecotricity came 1st, with Good Energy, Ebico and Ovo Energy closely behind. npower ...Read More »
It has been claimed that the UK’s renewable energy sector is unlikely to meet it’s 2020 target. All member states of the EU have an obligation to increase their proportion of energy consumption from renewables to 20% by 2020. 14 ...Read More »