2013 July news archive
A leading group of MPs has slammed the UK's energy industry and its regulator.
Npower has become the latest to announce it will be dropping its green tariff - though, existing customers will still be able to take advantage of the offering.
British Gas has continued its trend of promoting the advantages of modern technology to its customers this week by confirming it will launch a smart meter advertising campaign.
British Gas has launched a Mobile Energy app aimed at winning over more tech savvy customers.
The government is hoping to entice a number of UK communities to embrace nuclear power by offering millions of pounds for them to host new nuclear power plants.
A new survey from Which? has identified the best and worst energy suppliers for answering customers calls quickly.
Ed Davey has hit back at the npower report which claimed the government's new green policies would result in the average energy consumer facing a £240 increase in their energy bill by the end of the decade.
A major 'Big Six' energy firm has been the first of the group of major suppliers to say new green policies will result in higher energy bills.
The Government has announced new measures to improve the energy efficiency of large companies in a move which could save the UK economy almost £2 billion.
Campaigners are pushing the Government to introduce measures to allow owners of energy efficient homes to pay less council tax and stamp duty to boost take-up of its Green Deal scheme.
New research has claimed energy-saving measures such as those offered under the Government's Green Deal scheme could actually cause household temperatures to soar to dangerously high levels.
The boss of energy firm E.On has hit back at suggestions his company and other 'Big Six' suppliers have a 'stranglehold' on the UK market.
Ofgem has issued a rallying call to UK energy suppliers demanding they help it clamp down on the significant number of electricity thefts in the UK.
The Government's Green Deal scheme has come under fire once again: this time due to it allegedly being overly focussed on boilers.
Ofgem has issued a further warning of the risk of potential blackouts in the UK. The energy regulator has warned electricity power capacity could fall as low as two per cent by 2015 and has also suggested more investment in power generation is essential in order to protect energy consumers.