2014 November news archive
The German utility firm and Big Six energy supplier, E.ON, reveals plans to sell off most of their power-generating units due to the “dramatically altered global energy markets.”
A problem occurring when installing pre-payment gas meters has led to a call for more to be done to improve the quality of service that pre-payment customers receive, following a mistake in over charging which went unnoticed for 7 years.
Almost three quarters of the British public want action to be taken on global climate change, a recent survey has revealed.
A leading international body has placed the UK on a negative watch list, following the country’s lapses in energy security and sustainability in recent years.
Following a report last week revealing the heating habits of different regions, new research from UKPower.co.uk shows which region of the UK actually spends the most on their energy bills.
A new study has found that Ofgem's attempts to simplify energy switching have fallen short of expectations. Scott Byrom suggests that more needs to be done to help consumers understand which tariff is cheapest for them.
The United States and China have come to a historic agreement in the fight against climate change.
A rise in the cost of energy has resulted in many households having to sacrifice heating to save money on their domestic energy bills this winter.
Today, Labour published its long-awaited green paper: a five-point plan which outlines improvements to the energy efficiency of over 5 million homes in the UK.
126% of the energy needed for homes in Scotland was produced through wind farms in October 2014, a report by WWF Scotland reveals.
A new report has suggested that residents in London are significantly less likely to switch their energy supplier. Scott Byrom, energy expert, suggests that the high proportion of rental properties in the country's capital is to blame.
New ‘black box’ energy monitoring technology will be tested in British homes next month to help reduce the amount of energy used by heating and domestic appliances, potentially saving UK households £250 a year on their gas and electricity bills.