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03 July

The DECC faces 90% staff budget cuts – UK’s climate plans could be in danger.

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) are to face a combination of cuts of 90% to staff budgets in the next three years – which has a domino effect on the Government’s ability to take on climate change and plans to move energy into cleaner sources.

01 July

Switch in summer before you get hit with a £200 bill!

When energy tariffs expire, customers are typically rolled onto suppliers standard tariffs which are usually their most expensive tariffs available.

30 June

Fracking plans have been rejected by Lancashire council.

Councillors of Lancashire council held a meeting yesterday (29/06/2015) to decide whether fracking would be allowed to go ahead for the first time since 2011.

26 June

Government confirms plans to privatise GIB

Chancellor George Osborne has announced that the government is to look at options for privatising the Green Investment Bank (GIB).

24 June

Good Energy to allow Bristolians to pay with home currency – the Bristol Pound.

Bristolians can now pay their energy bills using their local currency - the Bristol Pound. (£B)

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