Are smart meters really smart?

New research has found that just one in six energy deals currently on the market are available for smart meter owners

‘Ofgem’s new reforms allow microbusiness customers to get better deals’

Anna Rossington, Ofgem’s Interim Director of Retail spoke to ELN about the regulator’s new reforms which are designed to tackle poor practices by energy brokers

Schools need a lesson in energy saving!

Energy costs paid by schools have gone up by 6.5%

Lost in translation! Nearly a quarter of young Brits ‘don’t understand their energy bills’

A new survey suggests just 9% of the youngest billpayers know the meaning of all six key energy bill terms, including ‘kWh’ and ‘tariff’

Nearly three million households projected to face fuel poverty in England

BEIS figures show the share of fuel-poor households in England is projected to fall from 13.4% in 2019 to 12.5% this year

Shadow of an ‘energy credit cash bomb’ looms large for suppliers

A new report estimates energy suppliers owe an estimated £1.8 billion to 13 million households

New York announces $25m to boost energy efficiency in commercial buildings

The Real Time Energy Management (RTEM) + Tenants Programme will support replicable approaches for commercial office buildings to cost effectively reduce energy consumption

SSE customers ‘see £42,000 smart meter readings for a day’s worth of energy’

SSE Energy Services said the issue affected the display only, not the actual meter readings

Households ‘could save up to £242 a year by switching to 62 fixed energy deals’

The new price cap, which comes into force today, will increase by £96 to £1,138 for 11 million default tariff customers

How could an electric school bus decarbonise the grid?

Blue Bird Corporation has delivered a fast-charge V2G-capable school bus in what is claimed to be North America’s first commercial application of this technology