Cheap gas and electricity could be result of university project

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A new scheme designed to cut the amount of energy wasted around the home by teenagers could have a positive impact on those seeking cheap electricity and cheap gas for their property.

Transforming Energy Demand through Digital Innovation is a three-year, £1.5 million project that will see five British universities attempt to make saving power attractive, reports the Guardian.

It is thought a number of tools will be developed by two of the institutions that will allow young people to keep track of their energy consumption via an electronic device.

Meanwhile, others will focus on teenage psychology and its development from the age of 12 through to 19, the newspaper states.

If this can be manipulated to get young adults feeling they want to cut down on the power they use and produce cheap electricity and gas bills for their parents, the scheme may be a success.

University students may also be wise to switch energy supplier or reduce their use in order to access more affordable invoices, with Jamie O'Connell, spokesperson for The Student Room, recently suggesting higher education seems to be associated with "endless costs".

Posted by Anne Yevel

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