Switch of energy supplier may be required after expert doubts government scheme

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A switch of energy supplier may be the only way to ensure a reduction in monthly home power bills, with a reliance on green energy and efficient use still not a realistic option.

Mike O'Connor CBE, chief executive of Consumer Focus, says he welcomes the government's latest efficiency plans but has some doubts relating to them.

He points out the concerns of British homeowners must be addressed before the Green Deal is integrated and can be a success.

"Strong protections and clear incentives are needed to give consumers' confidence that the savings under the Green Deal will justify the long-term financial commitment," he states.

Mr O'Connor adds he "shares concerns" about the Warm Front project too, as cuts to this may also hit consumers financially.

A switch of energy supplier may therefore be one of the few options remaining when it comes to lowering bills.

USA Today recently recommended turning a thermostat down and opening the curtains regularly in order to save fuel.

Posted by Richard Eden

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