Domestic Energy

15 August

How the smart meter roll out is pushing up your energy bills

A lack of skilled engineers could be putting the government's 2020 smart meter deadline in jeopardy, and pushing up the cost of your energy bills.

08 August

Government energy review – public service or lip service?

The government is launching a review into energy prices - just a week after British Gas announced its price rises - but will it make any difference?

03 August

How to protect yourself against energy price hikes

British Gas is the last of the Big Six to announce it will be putting up the price of electricity - here's how you can protect against future price hikes.

01 August

How to deal with energy debt

An estimated 4 million households are in debt with an energy supplier. Here’s what to do if you’re struggling to pay your energy bills.

27 July

How to reduce your carbon footprint at home

Carbon footprint is a measure of the impact our everyday processes have on the planet – here’s how you and your family can do your bit for the planet and reduce yours.

18 July

6 ingenious energy saving gadgets your home needs now

Need a helping hand to make your home more energy efficient? Check out these 6 ingenious energy saving gadgets.

04 July

Can Ofgem deliver a fairer energy deal?

Responsibility for the government’s energy price cap will be handed over to Ofgem - but can the energy regulator make the market fairer for all?

29 June

How to get a refund from your energy company

If you pay for your energy by monthly direct debit, your energy company may actually be taking more money from you than it needs – in which case, you could be due a refund.

28 June

Energy smart meters - the pros and cons

With utility costs skyrocketing and energy bills being a substantial expense, we ask are energy smart meters a good way to help cut spiraling energy bills?

27 June

How will the general election result affect energy prices?

Energy prices have been getting used as a political football for years now, with rival parties all-too-keen to give gas and electricity suppliers a good kicking to score with public opinion.