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Prime Minister slammed for “wooing the oil & gas industry”

Prime Minister slammed for “wooing the oil & gas industry”

David Cameron was slammed  by green groups yesterday for “wooing the oil and gas industry” by dropping the concerns regarding climate change. Cameron teamed up with Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond  to keep the energy sector on side of the independence ...

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SSE customers automatic refund on credit balances over £5

SSE customers automatic refund on credit balances over £5

SSE direct debit customers will receive automatic refunds at the end of the yearly billing cycle on credit balances over £5, according to an announcement by SSE. The refunds were previously only made on balances over £100. The supplier will ...

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Northern Ireland record highs for wind power

Northern Ireland record highs for wind power

Northern Ireland has had a record – breaking year for wind power production according to new figures released. On the 17th December 2013 at 18:30 GMT the highest ever level was recorded, showing 506MW of electricity generated which represents 36% ...

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Low Carbon Network Fund project could save consumers 20% on energy bills

Low Carbon Network Fund project could save consumers 20% on energy bills

An £8.3 million energy efficiency trial backed by Ofgem could save consumers 20% on their energy bills. Money from the Low Carbon Network Fund was used to test different energy saving approaches across 4,000 households in the Solent area by Southern ...

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Switching figures peak at the end of 2013

More than 1 million customers changed their energy tariffs in November and December last year, according to the latest figures. Electralink recorded the data, which shows that 1,006,435 consumers changed their tariffs at the end of 2013. 23% moved over to ...

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Loyal energy customers missing out on billions

Loyal energy customers missing out on billions

UK energy customers that do not swap suppliers could be missing out on huge savings totalling billions of pounds, according to new research by Gocompare.com. The research has found that more than 50% haven’t switched in the last 3 years, ...

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Labour says big six have overcharged by over £3.8bn

Labour says big six have overcharged by over £3.8bn

Shadow Energy Secretary Caroline Flint claims that the big six energy suppliers have overcharged customers to the tune of £3.8 billion over the last three years. Flint stated that UK energy suppliers have been buying wholesale energy at above the ...

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Energy Management Services Could Save UK Households over £6 Billion

Energy Management Services Could Save UK Households over £6 Billion

Maingate, a European ICT company focused on the energy sector announced today the publication of the white paper “The Perfect Storm”, which details the benefits to utilities and households of rolling out Home Energy Management Services in the UK. The ...

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Chancellor rolls back green levies

Chancellor rolls back green levies

Chancellor George Osborne made his Autumn Statement today, coming through on the Prime Minister’s pledge to ‘roll back’ green levies and giving a tax break to shale gas developers. Osborne said the country should not ‘turn it’s back’ on shale ...

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Labour plans biggest reform of the energy market

Labour plans biggest reform of the energy market

Labour announced it’s plan yesterday for the ‘biggest reform of the energy market since privatisation’ with their green energy paper. The paper shows how the market will be ‘reset’ during the 20 month price freeze that leader Ed Miliband announced ...

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