Energy firms react against Ofgem’s proposals for the next network price control

Energy companies including National Grid, ScottishPower and Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks Transmission have raised concerns about the regulator’s draft determination

‘Brits waste almost £8.9bn on energy bills each year by not switching provider’

The highest overpayment is reportedly in the South East, where 3.5 million homes could be saving £1.2 billion a year

Chancellor set to announce £5,000 ‘Green Homes’ vouchers for households

As part of the rumoured scheme, households will be given vouchers to pay for energy efficiency upgrades, which could save an estimated £600 every year on energy bills

Government announces £80m fund to cut emissions and save on bills

The funding aims to help heavy industry go green and retrofit homes with latest green tech, helping people save money on their energy bills

Ofgem launches consultation to protect prepayment customers

Measures including ’emergency’ and ‘friendy hours credit’ could reduce the number of prepayment customers temporarily going without energy, Ofgem says

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Ofgem allows debt collection from energy suppliers as lockdown eases

Energy suppliers would be allowed to restart debt collection from July but they could face enforcement action for aggressive practices against customers

Lockdown marked with electricity switching slow down

Nearly 2.5 million customers have moved to a new supplier in the first five months of the year, according to a report

‘UK’s leakiest homes could feel the squeeze of a £50 rise in energy bills during winter lockdown’

Families in poorly-insulated homes could face heating bills elevated on average to £124 per month, compared with £76 for those in well-insulated homes, according to a new report

More than three-quarters of UK public are ‘concerned about climate change’

That’s according to the latest BEIS Public Attitudes Tracker, which is now on its 33rd wave of finding out what the UK public think about a variety of energy issues

Wärtsilä’s smart energy storage solution ‘to slash college’s power consumption’

Smart software charges the lithium-ion batteries when the energy price is low and discharges them when the price rises