2010 January news archive
Plans have been announced which could see households receive payments for the green energy they produce.
Consumers on a Staywarm gas and electricity plan have been advised to shop around and make sure the deal is right for them.
Consumers believe that more needs to be done by the government to promote the use of microgeneration technology, according to new research.
Almost half of UK businesses are concerned about the rising cost of energy bills, according to the Carbon Trust.
Switching energy supplier is one way which households could reduce their gas and electricity bills, according to one expert.
UK businesses are being given advice on how they can cut their emissions and reduce their energy bills by the Carbon Trust.
The UK has spent over £1 billion extra on heating during the recent spell of cold weather, according to new research.
Households are being warned that microgeneration technology will do little to reduce carbon emissions.
Older people will be worrying about the cost of post-freeze gas and electricity bills dropping through their door, according to a charity.
Authorities in Lancashire have announced plans to use the latest thermal imaging equipment to help households reduce their gas and electricity bills.
New rules have come into force to protect consumers from being duped by door-to-door energy salesman.
Urgent steps need to be taken by the government to help those struggling to pay their gas and electricity bills, according to the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR).
The rising cost of household bills mean that the UK has less disposable income to spend on luxury items.
The government needs to make the process of retrofitting more desirable if more homes in the UK are going to take part in the process, according to the Green Alliance.
Some of the poorest and remote areas of the country could see a reduction in their energy bills in the near future.
Ofgem has placed price controls on electricity distribution networks to ensure that money spent on renewable energy does not become a burden to the consumer.
Switching your gas and electricity provider could mean you get to take advantage of deals suppliers reserve for new customers, according to the Independent.
New smart energy technology has been unveiled which could help households reduce their gas and electricity bills.
Consumers are being warned to keep their houses well heated in the cold weather and to make sure they received their cold weather payments.
A new initiative to help up to 125,000 households reduce their energy bills has been launched by the government.
Using an online comparison to switch gas and electricity suppliers has been named as one of the best ways to avoid falling behind on your energy bills by Think Money.