Energy Efficiency

28 July

How we measure energy - does it need an update?

An interview with Scott Byrom about the way we measure energy

07 July

CMA report finds that the big six have been overcharging us by almost £2billion – over 70% of consumers are on the wrong tariff.

The big six have come under fire after the most recent investigation from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). The CMA has found some seriously damning evidence in regard to the prices consumers are paying for their energy.

01 April

World's longest electricity connector to be built between Norway and Blyth UK

National Grid and Statnett reach agreement on interconnector between UK and Norway. Green energy for 750,000 homes in Britian.

25 March

£38million saved in first month of DECC campaign

Following the launch of the Power To Switch campaign by the DECC, 130,000 households switched in just one month resulting in £38 million of savings.

04 March

New Government Legislation Aims to Wipe Out "Fuel Poverty"

Millions of people across the UK are living in poverty as they cannot afford their energy bill. New Government legislation aims to fix that.

09 December

Npower chief says more should be done to secure the success of ECO scheme

npower's chief executive Paul Massara openly supported Ofgem's fining of rival energy firm British Gas, but claims the Energy Company Obligations scheme is still far from perfect.

10 November

Labour strengthens stance on energy efficiency with plans to improve 5 million homes

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.

03 November

New energy saving ‘black box’ slated to save UK householders £250

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.

28 October

5 ways to become more eco-efficient in the home

Energy efficiency advocate and writer Kate Critchlow discusses her top 5 ways to become more energy efficient and save money.

08 October

Green Deal energy saving scheme receives further £100 million funding

The UK government’s Green Deal incentive, aimed at encouraging energy consumers to make energy-saving home improvements in exchange for cashback, is set to receive millions of pounds in funds to sustain the scheme.