More than a third of Brits ‘paying more for their energy’

Around 9.7m households have not taken steps to change their home energy usage, despite the opportunity to reduce their energy bills and contribute towards cutting carbon emissions

Big Energy Saving Week: Top 10 tips to reduce your energy bills

The campaign focuses on raising public awareness about the potential benefits of switching energy suppliers or tariffs and educatingpeople on how to best make homes more energy efficient

People living with HIV to get help with energy bills

Londoners suffering from HIV are now better equipped to save money on their energy bills. Terrence Higgins Trust, a leading HIV charity, has today launched its Big Energy Saving Network to help those living with the disease avoid fuel poverty. The scheme’s launch coincides with the start of the Big Energy Saving Week and aims to provide […]

Big Energy Saving Week starts today!

Today sees the start of the Big Energy Saving Week! The national campaign aims to help people reduce their energy use and bills as well as make the most of all the financial support they are entitled to. It will focus on raising public awareness about the potential benefits of switching energy suppliers or tariffs […]

Britain launches its first Community Energy Strategy

ELN Reporter Priyanka Shrestha talks to Energy Secretary Ed Davey and Energy Minister Greg Barker at the launch of Britain’s first Community Energy Strategy. It aims to help local groups take control of their bills and allow them to generate their own renewable power.

£150,000 for communities to generate their own energy

Local communities can bid for up to £150,000 for renewable energy projects under a new competition unveiled by the Government today. It is part of Britain’s first Community Energy Strategy, which aims to enable local groups to take control of their energy bills, reduce their use and generate their own power. Figures from DECC suggest […]

Blog: Cut the rhetoric and just reduce energy bills!

Are you worried about your gas and electricity bills? Do you want a better deal from your energy supplier and learn how to cut costs? Well who wouldn’t? It’s obvious isn’t it, nobody wants to pay more? So as we enter Big Energy Saving Week I sat and thought to myself what’s the point of […]

‘Big Six’ offer advice during Big Energy Saving Week

The ‘Big Six’ energy suppliers are urging consumers to speak to them on how to save money by insulating homes and checking they are on the best deal. British Gas, EDF Energy, E.ON, npower, SSE and Scottish Power will be speaking to their customers across the country during the ‘Big Energy Saving Week’. Run by […]

Ofgem outlines what’s fair game for TPIs

Ofgem has sought to reassure brokers and third party intermediaries (TPIs) who want to get involved with a Big Energy Saving Week  that they won’t be breaching the rules of selling to homeowners. In the last week of October, Citizens Advice is running Big Energy Saving Week, a national campaign to help people cut their […]