2009 December news archive
Switching energy supplier has been named as one of the top ten ways of saving money in 2010 by the consumer group Which?.
High gas and electricity bills mean that seven million people are living in fuel poverty this winter, according to the National Housing Federation (NHF).
Consumers on fixed energy tariffs have been advised to shop around to see if they can get a better deal, according to the Times.
Businesses and consumers need to step up their energy efficiency efforts to cut carbon emissions and save money, according to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).
Homeowners could face a huge rise in gas and electricity bills in the years leading up to 2020 if their homes are not properly insulated, warned consumer group Which?.
More than one in five parents borrow money from their children's savings to pay for household bills, according to Engage Mutual Assurance.
Plans to offer homes energy efficiency grants to reduce their gas and electricity bills have been welcomed by the National Home Improvement Council (NHIC).
Commercial buildings can reduce their carbon emissions by a third by the year 2020, creating significant savings on energy bills, according to the Carbon Trust.
Households have less disposable income per month after making essential payments, such as energy bills, according to the latest figures.
Consumers need more information about energy-saving equipment to reduce gas and electricity bills, according to one industry body.
UK consumers are investing more money in energy efficiency technology, according to a new report by the Co operative Bank.
Over one-third of businesses in London have switched their gas and electricity supplier in the past year, according to figures from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).
The energy market is not offering consumers a fair deal and should provide cheaper gas and electricity, according to one consumer group.
Vulnerable groups may not benefit from the installation of smart meters in their homes, according to National Energy Action (NEA).
Energy watchdog Ofgem has said that customers should not be paying for investments made by gas and electricity suppliers.
Consumers will soon be able to buy energy-saving products in a major British supermarket, potentially cutting their electricity bills.
The government needs to ensure that consumers alone are not funding the new smart meter scheme, according to one consumer group.
Smart meters will be installed in every home in the UK under government plans, which could lead to cheaper gas and electricity bills.
Household appliances might not be performing at the standards manufacturers claim they are, leading to higher fuel bills, according to new research.