New nuclear power stations may increase energy bills, says Business Secretary

Kwasi Kwarteng however, has said in the “medium-term” new nuclear would give the UK “cheaper power”

Boris talks about cutting bills for those living near onshore wind farms

The Prime Minister said householders might ‘buy into’ living closer to onshore wind projects if they have lower bills

Fire officers issue stark warning as energy bills skyrocket

People turn to open fires instead of switching on central gas heating

Council to pay extra £4.5m following ScottishPower’s exit from commercial energy market

The local authority could spend £26 million on total energy costs, according to a report

NHS criticised for wasting £150m on ‘overpriced’ electricity

Analysis has found that NHS could be saving an additional £68 million in 2019-20 for lower-priced gas

Committee on Fuel Poverty appoints new members

These members will provide their expertise to tackle the continuing rises in energy bills for low-income households

Prepayment customers ‘self-disconnect’ as energy bills soar

The number of people unable to top up their prepayment meter increased eightfold last month, warns a charity

Energy Saving Trust reappointed as manager of suppliers’ redress payments

The scheme has benefitted more than 180,000 households over its lifetime

Octopus pledges £50m customer support package

The company is offering a tariff which is priced £50 below the current price cap

Government consults on technical aspects of Energy Bills Support Scheme

BEIS seeks views on the necessary processes for the funding to suppliers and the reduction passed on to consumers’ energy bills