£1.7m to help vulnerable consumers cut energy bills

A £1.7 million initiative aimed at helping vulnerable consumers save money on their energy bills has been launched. The 2016/17 Big Energy Saving Network (BESN) is jointly funded by DECC and National Energy Action. Local authorities, community groups, charities and social landlords can apply for a share of the fund to help vulnerable customers cut […]

£1m to help vulnerable customers cut energy bills

Community energy groups, charities, social landlords and councils are invited to bid for funding to help vulnerable consumers reduce their energy costs. DECC is providing a further £1 million through the Big Energy Saving Network, which awarded nearly 160 projects across Britain last year. Each grant will be worth up to £5,000 and will be […]

Householders soon to be ‘savvy’ energy switchers

The UK Government has aimed to make sure the majority of households (84%) that don’t switch to get the best energy deal will soon be “savvy switchers”. Householders could save as much as £158 a year by switching suppliers but only a quarter of homes switched between March 2012 and March this year. Publishing the […]