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Ireland launches new project to bolster home energy efficiency

Ireland has recently launched a €11m project to fund 50 cutting-edge research, development and demonstration energy projects, a recent news report has been able to suggest. The projects include a scheme from Irish firm SustainabilityWorks to research the development of an innovative financial solution to home energy upgrades that includes low-interest rates, long-term finance, and […]

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Energy bills set to drop by October

According to MoneySavingExpert, your current energy bills could fall by £75 a year from October. This is due to Ofgem decreasing the price cap imposed on default/standard tariffs from £1,254 per year to £1,179 per year for a ‘typical user’, and also due to Ofgem reducing the cap for prepay tariffs. These changes are the […]

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Thousands of households face £362 jump in energy bills

Almost 193,000 households face paying £362 extra on their energy bills as more than 60 fixed-price gas and electricity deals are about to end, a news source has been able to suggest. Expiring deals from 13 different suppliers, including four of the “big six” players – British Gas, EDF, npower and Scottish Power – would […]

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Energy efficient, Internet-connected, low-carbon homes to become the standard on the future, research suggests

Energy efficient, low-carbon homes will become the standard within the next couple of decades, as the advent of Internet-connected devices and monitoring solutions forever changes the way energy is spent within households, a recent research report has been able to suggest. The installation of smart meters is a starting point for increasingly connected homes. Increased […]

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New zero-carbon home retrofit pilot project launched in Essex

A new pilot project for retrofitting energy efficiency measures and achieve zero-carbon status for existing homes has been launched in Essex by Moat Homes Limited and ENGIE. The pilot scheme in the town of Maldon is based on the Energiesprong model and is supported by EU funding. Moat Homes Limited has appointed ENGIE to provide […]

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