2015 June news archive

01 July

Switch in summer before you get hit with a £200 bill!

When energy tariffs expire, customers are typically rolled onto suppliers standard tariffs which are usually their most expensive tariffs available.

30 June

Fracking plans have been rejected by Lancashire council.

Councillors of Lancashire council held a meeting yesterday (29/06/2015) to decide whether fracking would be allowed to go ahead for the first time since 2011.

26 June

Government confirms plans to privatise GIB

Chancellor George Osborne has announced that the government is to look at options for privatising the Green Investment Bank (GIB).

24 June

Good Energy to allow Bristolians to pay with home currency – the Bristol Pound.

Bristolians can now pay their energy bills using their local currency - the Bristol Pound. (£B)

22 June

Saving from switching at a 5 year high

£292 has been saved on average for each consumer this year – more than any point since 2010.

17 June

Fixed Tariff or Variable Tariff – what’s really the cheapest option?

Weigh up the pros and cons of variable and fixed rate tariffs to find the right deal for you.

10 June

QR codes to be added to your energy bills

QR codes on energy bills will put consumers in control says the Government website

08 June

Is the Govt.’s Smart Meter Rollout Blocking Consumers from Switching?

The government’s ‘Smart Meter Rollout’ is designed to save consumers money through more accurate billing – but is it doing more harm than good?

03 June

Global Apollo programme – the 21st century equivalent of putting man on the moon

The Global Apollo project is aiming to tackle climate change with the same vigour in which America put the man on the moon.

01 June

World’s first tidal lagoon has sparked environmental row

The plan to create clean energy to last 120 years via a tidal lagoon in Swansea has sparked an environmental row in Cornwall.