More than 200,000 households ‘set to fall into fuel poverty as economy tumbles’

That’s the suggestion from the End Fuel Poverty Coalition, which warns a second wave of the virus arriving during colder weather could be ‘catastrophic for individuals and health services’

Ofgem cuts cost of Hinkley Point C grid link by £60 million

The move will save UK consumers money on their bills over the 45-year cost period

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust ‘to save £1.4m a year’ with green upgrades

The organisation expects to cut annual carbon emissions by 7,712 tonnes across three key hospitals, serving a population of around 736,700 people

Dip in oil prices sees fixed household bills drop below £800 a year for first time since 2018

Low wholesale energy prices mean six suppliers are now offering a total of nine new fixed deal energy tariffs for less than this price

Total value of gas wasted through flaring reached $19bn in 2019

A new study reveals ten countries combined currently flare more than 9.5 billion cubic feet of gas everyday

The chance to save cash ‘is driving EV adoption’

That’s according to a new survey published by charging infrastructure firm NewMotion, which asked 4,492 EV drivers about a variety of issues relating to the adoption of battery-powered cars

US efficiency programmes save power at average cost of 2.4¢ per kWh

That’s the conclusion reached in a new study conducted by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, which observed energy efficiency measures implemented between 2012 and 2017

Climate change’s coastal damage ‘could cost UK £12bn a year by 2050’

That’s the warning from the WWF, which highlights that this figure is equivalent to around 0.8% of GDP

Solar and onshore wind ‘reach parity with many global wholesale prices’

Bloomberg New Energy Finance says renewable energy sources can now generate electricity at a cost equal to or lower than wholesale prices in California and parts of Europe

EDF raises cost of Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant by £2.9bn

The energy giant said the risk of a delay in delivering the project’s milestones has increased but the aim to generate first electricity in 2025 remains unchanged