Brits spend £584m on energy bills every year keeping pets warm at home

Nearly 28% of pet owners put the radio on every day for their pets while 25% leave the television on every day, according to a new report

National Grid brands Ofgem’s RIIO-2 draft determinations ‘unacceptable’

New rules to cut spending by network operators risk causing more power blackouts in the UK, according to National Grid

Winter is coming: UK households’ energy bills ‘to soar by £107 due to homeworking’

Homeworking during the winter could see the nation’s energy bills rise to as much as £1.9 billion between October and March, according to a new report

Brits ‘spend more on tech services than on utility bills’

The average consumer will spend almost £1m across a period of 63 years on gas, electricity, water, their phone and other bills, according to a report

Government launches online tool for personalised energy efficiency plans

The government’s new Green Homes Grant scheme is expected to help consumers save up to £600 a year on their energy bills

Almost three million Brits are ‘behind on energy bills due to Covid-19’

Citizens Advice says one-in-three black people are struggling to pay one or more bills, compared to one-in-eight white people

Wales fired up for low carbon heat with £8m government funding

The UK Government is supporting the development of a heat network in Cardiff and a combined heat and power plant in Bridgend

Ofgem’s new price cap: More than 15 million households will see energy bills slashed by up to £95

The energy market regulator also lowered the level for prepayment meter customers from £1,164 to £1,070 per year

UK households ‘could save £302 switching from standard variable tariff’

The cheapest fixed-rate or variable tariffs have risen by £20 in the last month, according to a new report

E.ON forecasts reduction in energy bills of at least £85 from Autumn

The energy supplier says this change is due to the ‘dramatic’ fall in energy demand during the lockdown