2009 November news archive
Household appliances might not be performing at the standards manufacturers claim they are, leading to higher fuel bills, according to new research.
Schools have been told to reduce their energy bills in an effort to save public money by the children's secretary Ed Balls.
Consumer Focus is backing claims for an investigation into the big six energy firms not passing on wholesale savings to their customers.
One of the big six energy firms has announced that it will be putting an end to estimated gas and electricity bills.
Cheaper gas and electricity bills are contributing to an increase in household spending power, according to a report from Asda.
Energy suppliers have pledged to offer every household in the UK a smart meter, which could lead to cheaper gas and electricity bills.
Proposals have been put forward by the government to allow homeowners to build wind turbines on their properties without planning permission.
Businesses could save over a billion pounds each year by making simple environmental changes, according to the government agency Defra.
The Queen has outlined an energy bill which could produce cheaper gas and electricity prices in her annual speech to parliament.
Helping people to reduce their gas and electricity bills should be a national priority, according to National Energy Action (NEA).
The charity Family Action has called on energy companies to pass their profits back to some of the poorest customers.
Millions of people are missing out on saving money on their gas and electricity bills, according to the home heat helpline.
Energy firms should be offering greater price cuts and more transparency with their accounts, according to one consumer group.
New research suggests that over a third of parents have to use their savings to pay for everyday bills.
Thousands of residents in London will be receiving advice on how to make their homes more energy efficient.
Gas and electricity providers are preparing for the winter months by rolling out new money saving deals.
A new report has praised energy efficiency policies in the UK and the benefits they give to consumers.
Ofgem has proposed a £1 billion investment plan for a green energy grid in an attempt to combat climate change.
Two-thirds of Brits are trying to save money on energy bills because of the recession, according to the latest figures.
Consumer group Which? has said that with winter drawing in now is the time to look at switching energy supplier.
Seven out of ten Brits think that energy firms should stop charging customers more for using pre-pay meters, according to a survey by the National Housing Federation (NHF).