Home / Metering (page 5)

Category Archives: Metering

Feed Subscription

Ed Milliband wants legislation for Ofgem to force energy bills down

Ed Milliband wants legislation for Ofgem to force energy bills down

Labour leader Ed Milliband has said that he wants Ofgem to have new powers to force energy bills down when wholesale prices drop. In an interview with on the Andrew Marr show on the BBC he said he wants to ...

Read More »

Labour looking to secure fracking ban near drinking water aquifers

Labour looking to secure fracking ban near drinking water aquifers

Labour are hoping to ban fracking on land near to drinking water aquifers. On Tuesday 13th January, an amendment to the Infrasctructure Bill which would prohibit shale gas extraction in groundwater protection zones is to be debated in the House of ...

Read More »

US Vermont power plant closes

US Vermont power plant closes

A nuclear power plant in Vermont has closed permanently as of midday on Monday. Over 43 years the plant provided power to the New England grid and produced over 171 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity. The Governor of Vermont, Peter Shumlin who ...

Read More »

Average UK household will spend £60,000 on energy in lifetime

Average UK household will spend £60,000 on energy in lifetime

The average UK household will spend around double the average pension pot on energy for their home, in their lifetime. uSwitch.com published an analysis today that showed customers could save around £10,000 over their lifetime if they switch to the ...

Read More »

Citizens Advice urges energy companies to offer “debt holiday” for prepayment customers

Citizens Advice urges energy companies to offer “debt holiday” for prepayment customers

Energy companies have been urged by Citizens Advice to allow a “debt holiday” for their prepayment customers to prevent fuel rationing over the cold winter months, or cutting off the energy supply completely. Customers on prepayment meters are unable to ...

Read More »

Wind turbines to have remote software

Wind turbines to have remote software

  A new type of software has been created to remotely adjust wind turbines from anywhere in the world. Gamesa and Iberdrola who have created the technology, say that this software will mean that any type of turbine could be ...

Read More »

China remains a higher coal user

China remains a higher coal user

The global coal market will continue to be dominated by China, despite efforts to reduce it’s coal dependency. A report out yesterday shows that coal demand grew by 2.4% in 2013, with China driving it by using an extra 196 ...

Read More »

72% of consumers want smart meters installed

72% of consumers want smart meters installed

  Nearly three-quarters of British consumers want smart meters installed in their homes according to a uSwitch survey. which also revealed that consumers with smart meters installed are more happy with their energy suppliers compared to homes with traditional meters. ...

Read More »

Cansworth Water solar farm starts generating power

Cansworth Water solar farm starts generating power

The Cornish solar farm Cansworth Water has begun generating enough electricity to power 9,000 homes a year. Nestled in rolling fields, the Canworth Water solar farm near Launceston was finished last week and at 81 hectares, is big enough to ...

Read More »

Cheltenham Hospital spends over £3 million to slash energy bills

Cheltenham Hospital spends over £3 million to slash energy bills

The Cheltenham Hospital has spent £3.1 million in the hope of cutting their energy bills by 30%. The new “energy centre” a building that houses the heating and electricity equipment, will save the Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust around £10 ...

Read More »
Scroll To Top