Household bills could rise by £21 as Ofgem considers increasing energy price cap

The regulator is consulting on its proposals to recover debt-related costs that have resulted due to the coronavirus pandemic

Almost 84% of British homeowners ‘plan to make their property greener in next 12 months’

More than half of the homeowners would make improvements in order to reduce their energy bills, according to a new report

Government extends Green Homes Grant by a year

The year-long extension will give homeowners across England more time to have energy efficiency upgrades, helping up to 600,000 households save up to £600 on their energy bills

October smashed record for highest electricity switching rate since April 2019

Almost 621,000 switches were recorded during the month, according to a new report

Scottish Government to warm homes with new £4.5m renewable heat scheme

Homeowners will be able to apply for a 75% return up to the value of £7,500 for renewable heating system

New York and National Grid team up for home energy savings pilot

The new performance-based model is expected to deliver additional energy and bill savings of 10% to 30% for customers

‘World’s first’ tech to maintain system stability to be trialled in the UK

SP Energy Networks expects the project to reduce network operating costs by between £53m and £66m, helping cut customers’ bills

Almost a quarter of Brits ‘concerned they are unable to meet fuel bills this winter’

A new report shows of the poorest English and Welsh households, 40% are worried they wouldn’t be able to pay their gas and electricity bills

UK homes ‘could save £1.4bn by turning thermostats down by just 1°C’

A new study found two-thirds – or 17.7m – of households are turning up their thermostats to more than 20°C while 2.7m households are turning up the heat to 25°C or more – hotter than Tenerife at present

Ofgem announces new rules to protect struggling energy customers

The new rules, which will come into effect on 15th December, aim to support customers struggling to pay their energy bills and provide extra help for prepayment customers