October 2007 news archive
E.ON to drop Powergen brand
SSE invests £6m in sustainable energy company
E.ON launches new 'green' business energy tariff
Energy Saving Week 'emphasises need for EPC awareness'
Energy efficiency 'should not be a struggle'
Home buyers 'not put off' by poor energy ratings for properties
Public warned to get outdoor cover before bonfire night
Energy suppliers 'have not got to grips with customer service'
Government releases report on future of UK energy
SSE plans rewards for low-energy customers
New climate change body recommended to government
Many energy customers 'not shopping around for the best deals'
Consumers 'should take care' when buying travel insurance online
Availability of mortgages 'will not affect house prices'
Homeowners 'should shop around for best insurance deals'
E.ON announces proposals for tidal power station
Energy customers 'could be cancelling out their efficiency efforts'
Consumers 'need to be responsible' when using credit cards
UK government joins international climate change body
Gross lending 'still set to exceed 2005 levels'
UK energy customers 'more worried about environment than their finances'
First-time buyers 'should consider life insurance'
British Gas's customer service overhaul 'showing real results'
Main broadband providers 'control 94 per cent of the market'
Campaign launched to stop fuel poverty
Car insurance premiums increase by 0.8%
UK broadband speeds 'among the slowest' in Europe
One in ten parents 'consider loans to fund their children's education'
Gas dispute may lead to UK price increases
O2 launches fixed-line broadband service
US and UK governments 'not doing enough' to promote energy efficiency
UK consumers 'expect' 3.2% house price increase in next six months
Northern Irish households to be hit by 3.9% energy bill rise
Scottish and Southern Energy approved to enter water market
New guide on customer treatment published for insurers
Californian investment in renewable energy centre announced
E.ON to 'stand against' EC's energy market plans
UK gas supplies to receive Norwegian boost
NHF launch campaign to improve PPM tariffs
Scottish Widows launch text message mortgage updates
House purchases 'fall by 11% in August'
EDF states its case for nuclear power station builds
ABI: 35% of low income households have no insurance
Comparison sites 'help consumers make informed choices'
Ofgem looking for 'innovative ways' to help renewable energy drive
npower to build carbon capture plant in South Wales
Ofgem must 'be prepared to criticise' fuel poverty schemes
New Devon windfarm to 'boost renewable energy target'
Broadband ISPs asked to be clearer on speeds
Marks and Spencer offers discounts on online insurance
DIY-loving homeowners warned about invalidating home insurance
UK watchdog publishes report on major energy suppliers
ABI urges government 'not to risk distorting savings market'
esure.com: Three million motorists distracted by smoking
Business Link launches new energy saving scheme
Car buyers 'should shop around for loans'
Lloyds TSB: 15% of UK businesses do not have time to be green
Hull named 'most energy efficient place in the UK'
New gas-fired power station to be built in the UK
Insurance company warns of half-term havoc
Nearly 3m energy customers ' have switched energy providers'
Campaign groups unite to tackle government on smart meters
Mortgage lending falls in September
UK building societies hold 'highest ever amount of savings'
UK airport set to generate its own energy
Insurance broker tells fans to take care when watching rugby final
BT announces plans to boost its renewable energy
More people 'making use of 24-hour loan application services'
Homeowners 'cut back on borrowing to pay for mortgages'