Oil and gas exploration
Domestic oil and gas production provided nearly two-thirds of UK demand in 2019

Oil & Gas UK calls on the government to support the sector in continuing to provide ‘a secure and affordable supply of energy’, as well as help decarbonise

Domestic coal and wet wood burning to be banned across England by 2023

The move aims to encourage the use of cleaner fuels in the home – wood-burning stoves and coal fires are the single largest source of particulate matter pollutants

Efficiency measures ‘could vastly reduce UK domestic consumption’

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks says along with price incentives and better consumer engagement, this could slash emissions and costs associated with energy

Octopus Energy integrates with Amazon Alexa for smart energy use

The partnership will allow customers to manage their power usage through voice automation

Solar rooftops
Centrica unveils domestic distributed energy plan

The energy giant aims to integrate solar, battery and heat pump technology into its customer offering

UK energy
UK ‘must invest in clean domestic energy rather than imports’

That’s the verdict from GMB Union, which says relying on other nations for power is a risk to energy security

Cold house
Four million Brits turn off power in winter to avoid pricey bills

Auto-switching service Labrador says 41% of Brits would pay more for an energy efficient property

South Australia fires up $100m home battery scheme

Subsidies of up to $6,000 will be available to households across the region

Moixa unleashes new battery to smarten up domestic energy

The domestic system is able to automatically manage solar panels, batteries and EV charging

Two-thirds of US public back solar mandate for new homes

Younger respondents were more likely to strongly support the idea compared to older generations