October 2009 news archive
Smart meters are set to revolutionise the way customers think about and pay for their energy, it has been claimed.
Web giant Google has teamed up with a UK energy firm to launch a new service which allows households and businesses to monitor their power usage.
The capital's refuse supply could be used to provide power for up to two million homes, it has been reported.
A formal competition inquiry is needed to challenge energy firms on their gas and electricity prices, it has been claimed.
Consumers can save money on their gas and electricity bills by simply using the internet, it has been claimed.
Greater levels of transparency and clarity are needed over gas and electricity prices, it has been claimed.
Consumers can reduce their gas and electricity bills by improving their energy efficiency, it has been claimed.
Consumers struggling with fuel debt may be able to reduce their costs by switching provider, it has been claimed.
Reducing gas and electric bills may become a matter of life or death for some companies in the coming months, it has been suggested.
Street lights could be switched off after midnight in the Borough of Poole, Dorset, as part of plans to reduce the public sector electricity bill, it has been reported.
Housing and household services have contributed to a fall in Consumer Price Index (CPI) annual inflation, it has been reported.
A new scheme designed to help organisations save on gas and electricity bills through greater energy efficiency has been unveiled.
Consumers should look to switch gas and electricity supplier as they bid to generate savings during the recession, it has been claimed.
A new Ofgem report predicting energy price rises has drawn attention to the potential consumer benefits of using comparison services.
The desire to minimise gas and electricity bills is encouraging people to make improvements to their homes, it has been claimed.
Smart meters within homes would benefit greatly from clear visual displays, it has been claimed.
UK councils can reduce their gas and electricity bills by ensuring their buildings are as energy efficient as possible, it has been claimed.
Moves towards green electricity production in Northern Ireland could help save consumers money, it has been reported.
Restaurants in Worcestershire are being encouraged to boost their energy saving efforts by increasing the amount of romance in their establishments, it has been claimed.