Households paid £280m bill for string of energy firm collapses

Suppliers which took on customers of failed companies allegedly sent claims totalling this amount to UK Power Networks

UK pushes ahead public sector decarbonisation with £635m

NHS Trusts, schools and local authorities will be able to apply for grants in September

Does your home need an energy MOT to reduce bills?

A new online hub provides homeowners guidance on how they can improve the energy performance of their homes and help save ‘hundreds of pounds’ a year on energy bills

Government blamed for “Soviet-style heat pump policy”

A trade body has criticised the government’s “market mechanism” which they claim it penalises British boiler manufacturers

US awards $40m to make homes more energy efficient

The funding from the Weatherisation Assistance Programme has been granted to 21 organisations and five state agencies to repair, electrify and weatherise homes and help save families money on their energy bills

Government urged to delay boiler ban by nine years

A think tank has said the current 2026 deadline does not give enough time to scale up the heat pump capacity

Analysts cast doubt on National Grid’s plan for off-peak energy use

The scheme which aims to pay consumers to use less electricity at peak times will not solve the “big capacity crunch”, according to a report

Experts to advise Scottish ministers on ‘fair heat decarbonisation’

The independent panel will investigate the costs of the transition to low carbon heating in Scotland

Glasgow supercharges net zero with electricity network upgrade

SP Energy Networks has completed the first phase of a £30m electricity network project

Low income Londoners offered £43m for warmer and greener homes

Mayor Sadiq Khan is urging householders living in cold and poorly insulated homes to apply for grants of between £5,000 and £25,000 under the Warmer Homes programme