ScottishPower to hike energy prices by £63 a year

The 5.5% increase in gas and electricity prices will come into effect on 1st June 2018

Around 250k UK homes ‘face £200 jump in energy prices’

This could happen as they are automatically switched onto more expensive ‘default’ tariffs

Barclays launches UK’s ‘first’ green home mortgage

People who choose to buy energy efficient new build homes will receive discounted interest rates on two and five-year fixed mortgages

Energy efficient upgrades for 1,600 Irish properties

The project is expected to help reduce energy bills for consumers and cut carbon emissions

Leeds hots up with new £35m district heating project

The project is expected to deliver savings of between 10% to 25% per year on energy bills as well as reduce carbon emissions

New online hub to help consumers reduce energy bills

The Big Energy Conversation features top tips, infographics and videos as well as advice from industry experts on implementing changes in behaviour and efficiencies at home

SSE: Energy suppliers should have right to appeal price cap level

Chief Executive Alistair Phillips-Davies is also calling for greater clarity around the conditions under which a price cap would be removed

New York completes largest community solar project

It will support the state’s target of generating half of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030

Gas price rise for 85,000 energy customers in NI

Firmus Energy said its decision to increase tariffs is “regrettable” and “unavoidable”

Tighter rules for network firms to save £5bn on energy bills

The price controls will come into force in 2021 and are also expected to significantly reduce the profits made by network companies