Southampton Council installs energy-saving lightbulbs for free to reduce electricity bills

The initiative is a part of the council’s strategy for carbon-neutrality by 2030

Brighton Council to install solar panels in hundreds of homes to slash energy bills

The upgrade is expected to help residents cut bills by up to £150 and reduce CO2 emissions by 300 tonnes every year

‘US could reach 90% clean electricity by 2035 at no extra cost for consumers’

The ramp-up of renewable energy would inject $1.7 trillion of investment into the US economy and increase energy sector jobs by up to 530,000 every year, according to a new report

‘First wind farm owned by its customers’ launches in the UK

The project allows consumers to own as little as £250 worth share in a scheme that could reduce their electricity bills up to 26% every year

Weekday Irish electricity demand drops 20%

Electricity demand levels are also 254MW lower across the day over the same period last year

NAO: Consumers paying ‘higher than necessary’ for electricity due to Ofgem’s regulations

The National Audit Office found households across Britain have paid at least £800m more because of weaker price controls set by the regulator

Power NI increases electricity bills by 6%

The rate change will add around £35 a year to the average annual power bill for nearly half a million households

BES Utilities cuts electricity bills by 10.28%

It will apply to customers who have signed up to the energy supplier’s Electricity Market Tracker product

Bills could rocket 54% by 2020

British households’ electricity bills could rocket 54% by 2020 according to new analysis published today. As the last winter price rise from Big Six suppliers was announced this week, with E.ON boosting its gas bills 9.4% and electricity bills 7.7 %, analysts reckon even more hikes are on the way. Electricity bills for UK consumers […]

More people call time on clock switch plan

The number of people opposed to single dounble summertime (SDST) has fallen by 17% over the past six months, according to new research. SDST proposes moving the clocks forward by one hour throughout the year to Greenwich Mean Time+1 in winter and GMT+2 in the summer. This is compared to the current hours of GMT […]