‘UK’s first’ U16 gas smart meter installed

Until now, customers with larger gas supplies of 16 cubic metres per hour have not been able to switch to smart meters

UK urged to introduce “Covid-style” measures to avoid winter gas shortages

A charity has called for the government to set a target to reduce household energy demand by 20%

One-in-four Britons predicted to be unable to afford energy bills in October

Citizens Advice estimates that millions of people are not eligible for the government’s targeted support

Are UK power stations set to fire up ‘wargame’ emergency plans?

Britain’s gas power stations could reportedly be asked to ration their energy use or shut off to help the grid meet high demand

EU gas contingency plan comes into effect today

The plan calls for all European countries to voluntarily reduce their gas consumption by 15%

Glaswegian heat pump to accelerate the UK’s race to low carbon heat

The so-called “flexible” technology integrates a heat source that could potentially reduce the pump’s power consumption

Could Britain follow Germany’s lead on banning hot water?

Concerns have been raised over potential energy rationing to help the country beat a potential energy crunch

Germany starts rationing hot showers to save on gas

Authorities of a German city race to save kilowatts as gas shortage scenarios are looming

Europe signs off voluntary gas cuts to combat energy crunch

Member states agreed to reduce their gas demand by 15% compared to their average consumption in the past five years

Total cut-off of Russian gas a likely scenario, says EU chief

The EU Commission has proposed a target for all countries to cut gas consumption by 15% from August to March