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

Octopus Energy announces price cut for customers

Around a quarter of a million households on the standard variable tariff are expected to save around £80 on average a year

Households face £16m energy bill increase after tariffs end

Around 47 deals are scheduled to run out at the end of January, which means many customers will be rolled on to default tariffs that are usually much higher

Ofgem investigates if Utilita overcharged energy prepayment meter customers

The regulator said the opening of the probe does not imply any findings have been made about non-compliance by the supplier

Green light for £8m net zero carbon neighbourhood in Wales

The 35 new homes will use very low energy building design and consist of technologies such as thermal and electrical storage, onsite solar panels and ground source heat pumps

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Plans submitted for 38MW wind farm on the Isle of Skye

The Ben Sca Wind Farm would consist of nine turbines, capable of generating enough electricity to power around 34,500 homes

Energy price cap saved households £1bn on bills in 2019

Around 11m households on default tariffs saved between £75 to £100 on their dual fuel bills

SSEN Transmission submits plan to support net zero transition

It intends to spend a minimum of £2.4bn between April 2021 to March 2026, which is expected to add £7 to consumers’ energy bills annually

SmartestEnergy buys small business supplier Dual Energy

The latter company focuses on installing smart meters to help firms to better manage their consumption and reduce their energy bills