Green Energy

13 February

Should fracking be banned in the UK?

What is fracking? Why is it so divisive? And could it really lead to lower energy bills? We examine the pros and cons of shale gas extraction in the UK.

18 December

Can local councils cut energy prices and help you go green?

Could local authority owned energy companies help offer households a fairer deal on energy, cut bills for millions of customers and even go green?

06 November

Why leaving the light on could be damaging your health

We’ve all been guilty of leaving lights on unnecessarily at one time or another - not only is it bad for the environment, it ight also be bad for your health.

28 May

Is National Grid public ownership the answer?

High prices, poor customer satisfaction and suppliers going bust - the UK energy industry is a mess. Is nationalisation of National Grid the answer?

03 April

Corporate social responsibility and energy efficiency

Environmental corporate social responsibility is the concerted efforts of businesses across the world to reduce their impact on the world around us. Here's how you can be a part of the movement.

09 October

How to fight climate change from home

An IPCC report on has shown climate change is an even more pressing problem than previously thought. Here’s how you can fight global warming from home.

19 December

UK vs EU Energy - Prices, consumption and renewables

How does the UK energy market stack up against that of other European countries? Click here to find out about UK vs EU energy prices and consumption.

07 September

Solar panel scheme to cut social tenant’s energy bills

An innovative new government-led solar panel scheme is set to cut energy bills for up to 800,000 low-income homes across 40 local authorities in England and Wales.

29 August

Are subsidy cuts and policy changes curbing community renewable energy schemes?

Renewable energy from community-run energy schemes is powering the equivalent of 130,000 homes across the UK, but could subsidy cuts and policy changes have slowed down the number of projects launched.

24 July

Smart energy use to save UK energy consumers up to £40bn

A massive shake up in the way electricity is produced, used and stored could save UK consumers up to £40 billion by 2050.