ACE blames Government for preventing energy efficiency in the UK
The Secretary of State for Communities & Local Government, Eric Pickles, is accused of single-handedly undoing the UK’s energy policy and preventing the country from becoming the most energy-efficient one in Europe.
Energy customers could face bills of an extra £55m under new Ofgem tariffs
Energy customers could face bills of an extra £55m in total following a new tariff comparison rate proposed by Ofgem, consumer group Which? claims.
Shale gas from fracking won’t be cheap, says report
Although Chancellor George Osborne hoped to deliver cheap energy by allowing for extensive fracking operations across the UK, it seems that his plans might be quite off, since a group of experts have just revealed the fact that any boom in shale gas production would be “unlikely to give the UK cheap gas”.
Babies will drive up their parents’ energy bills, but HeatingSave can help keep costs down
A new research paper by energy supplier E.ON reveals that nearly two-thirds of new parents across the UK spend more on their energy bills with baby’s arrival.
Energy co-ops are more trustworthy than large suppliers, consumers believe
New co-ops that are trying to make houses more energy-efficient, which in turn will slash carbon emissions and in the long-run save homeowners money, are much more trustworthy for most consumers than the larger energy suppliers, a recent news report reveals.
Older and/or disabled home owners could save money with HeatingSave
Adopting HeatingSave in order to cut energy bills and save money is one of the top solutions for older and disabled people, who are generally a bit reluctant to adopt some of the government’s latest energy-efficiency programmes.
Home owners in Scotland could boost their house’s energy performance with HeatingSave
HeatingSave’s advanced built-in monitoring and control systems might enable home owners in Scotland to boost their house’s energy efficiency levels by providing them with a smart and simple solution for knowing exactly how much they’re spending on energy and optimizing their heating expenditure accordingly.
Innovative new process converts natural gas to energy up to 70 percent faster
A process that would enable the conversion of natural gas into energy up to 70 times faster has been developed by a team of scientists from the North Carolina State University, a news report reveals.
Centrica profits soar due to spikes in energy usage over the first months of the year
Due to the bout of very cold weather over the first four months of 2013, gas consumption levels went up around 18 per cent, while electricity usage was up 3 per cent over the same timeframe, sources from Centrica revealed.