Queen’s speech: Government to tackle air pollution, plastic waste and climate change

The speech confirmed the long-awaited Environment Bill would be delivered by the next government

Could Fortnite be the reason behind a collective £85.8m bill?

New research suggests the energy impact of children playing video games adds up to a staggering amount across the UK each year

St Albans branded UK’s savviest switching city

Inhabitants of the city are 26% more likely to switch than the national average

Green light for Electric Vehicles Bill in Parliament

Government will be granted new powers to kick-start the rollout of EV chargers across the UK

Theresa May announces new Environment Bill

It will provide a legal framework for the UK to improve the environment and reduce pollution over the next 25 years

Ireland becomes world’s first nation to divest from fossil fuels

The landmark move means public money will have to be withdrawn from the coal, oil and gas industry

Scotland sets target to cut fuel poverty to 5% by 2040

The nation will focus on targeting low income households and implementing effective efficiency measures

Customers in debt fall but amount owed increases

The number of customers in debt to their energy supplier fell in 2015. It dropped from more than 1.19 million in 2014 to 1.05 million last year for gas customers. The number of electricity customers in debt fell from more than 1.38 million to 1.22 million, according to a report from Ofgem. However, it added the […]

Leap of faith as Co-op Energy trims price rise by 2.5%

A 4.5% price increase announced in November will be trimmed down to 2.5%, Co-operative Energy has announced. According to the company the decision is part of its pledge to “provide customers with a fair and transparent deal” and was made in response to the Government’s indication it would remove Energy Companies Obligation (ECO) taxes from […]

Ofgem lowers energy bill estimate by more than £100

Ofgem has lowered its estimates for next year’s fuel bills in response to new data from DECC on consumers’ energy use. The regulator’s prediction for an average dual fuel energy bill over the next 12 months is now more than £100 cheaper than before, according to the revised Supply Market Indicators (SMIs). These indicators are […]