2009 June news archive
The government's Department of Energy & Climate Change is set to spend £3.5 billion on making British homes more energy efficient which could result in cheaper electricity bills for consumers.
The six largest energy suppliers in the UK have been warned by Ofgem that they must improve their customer service levels.
Energy prices for businesses and consumers are too low to pay for green energy infrastructure, it has been claimed.
Timing is everything when it comes to switching energy tariffs for cheaper electricity and gas, it has been claimed.
Electricity and gas customers from the UK could end up footing the bill for the next generation of energy infrastructure through prices rises, it has been claimed.
Offshore windfarms could be used to power 19 million homes in the UK, it has been claimed.
Cheaper electricity, lower transport costs and the current Bank of England base rate have helped boost UK households' finances.
An energy saving tips list has been published to help people reduce their monthly electricity and gas bills.
Policies to ensure cheap electricity prices in the UK have been lambasted by one renewable energy expert.
EDF Energy has signed a deal with the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council to examine energy use in the UK.
Demand for cheap electricity and calls to tackle fuel poverty could be hindering the uptake of renewable energy generation, it has been claimed.
The UK government could make solar power an economically viable option for people opting form microgeneration something which could reduce people's electricity bills.
Better designed and more environmentally friendly energy consuming products could save people £900 million a year, according to the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs.
The creation of a European supergrid akin to the UK's existing National Grid could substantially reduce electricity prices for British consumers, it has been claimed.
Waste heat energy created when electricity is generated could be used to heat homes and businesses, it has been claimed.
The government must not mislead consumers over the future price of electricity and gas, it has been claimed.
A local authority in Scotland is vying to become the first in the UK to erect and operate its own windfarm.
Consumers and businesses are reducing the cost of their electricity bills during the recession by cutting back on consumption, it has been claimed.
Smart metering must be a vital part of the UK's energy infrastructure if bills are to be kept under control and the environmental damage caused by consumption is to be avoided, it has been claimed.
People looking for cheaper electricity could be interested to hear that new wind turbine technology, which could improve deployment rates, is one step closer to reality.
One of the biggest energy companies in the UK is freezing its workers' pay in an attempt to keep its operating costs down and maintain its competitive energy prices for consumers.
Proposals to build a 3MW geothermal power plant at the site of the Eden Project could see the National Grid supplied with cheap, renewable electricity.