Squeezed electricity! Oranges power water treatment plant

Nearly one tonne of oranges is needed to produce the equivalent of five homes’ consumption in one day

Texans see 300-fold rise in their energy bills after blackouts

Energy suppliers pleaded to their customers to leave them as electricity prices skyrocketed

Americans burn furniture for heating as power outages rock Texas

Texas Governor has blamed renewables for power issues

Energy positive house slashes bills by £1,000 a year

The house designed by Cardiff University is net negative in carbon emissions

China ‘built over three times as much coal plant capacity as the rest of the world in 2020’

It commissioned almost 40GW in 2020, equivalent to building more than one large plant every week

Almost 2m eligible low-income households ‘lost out on Warm Home Discount in 2020’

A new report found the fixed available budget and the ‘first come, first served’ nature of the scheme are the main reasons for a £325 million shortfall

Covid-19 restrictions ‘likely to have caused 7% fall in smart meter installations last month’

All UK regions indicated similar decreases in installations when compared with October’s figures, according to a report

Almost 80% of consumers to ‘change their heating habits this winter to reduce bills’

Nearly 45% of homeowners are more likely to monitor energy consumption more closely, according to a new report

Good Energy calls on consumers to waste less energy on Black Friday

The energy supplier has launched a campaign, asking people to consume less energy and protect the planet from overconsumption

Scientists develop ‘liquid window’ to reduce energy consumption in buildings

The ‘smart window’ could reduce up to 45% of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning energy consumption in buildings