Winter is coming: UK households’ energy bills ‘to soar by £107 due to homeworking’

Homeworking during the winter could see the nation’s energy bills rise to as much as £1.9 billion between October and March, according to a new report

Scotland announces £1.6bn to support jobs and tackle fuel poverty

It is part of the government’s enhanced Green New Deal, which aims to transform the energy efficiency and heat of buildings and rapidly accelerate decarbonisation

Thousands of gas boilers recalled after death from carbon monoxide poisoning

The US gas boiler manufacturer Triangle Tube has announced it is recalling 63,000 units

French Government bans outdoor heaters at cafés and restaurants to tackle climate change

Under the new guidance all the doors of all heated or air-conditioned buildings will have to remain closed

Worcester Council backs study to investigate if River Severn could heat buildings

A heat network, which could utilise energy from the river, could lead to significant reductions in consumer power costs and CO2 emissions, according to a report

Government ‘must launch National Delivery Body to decarbonise heat’

Heat is currently the largest single source of carbon emissions in the UK, accounting for more than a third of greenhouse gases

Future Fit – preparing for life after lockdown

As energy users struggle with life under lockdown they not only need to ride out the immediate crisis but also prepare for the opportunities ahead as life, and energy markets, start returning to normal.

Engie ‘working 24/7 to provide heating and cooling to NHS Nightingale’

Engie provides heating and cooling to NHS Nightingale a temporary hospital with capacity to treat 4,000 coronavirus patients

Bulk of Brits ‘to turn off heating for summer by April’

A new survey finds 51% admit they would be turning the heating off to save money, while just 9% said they will be turning off heating for its environmental benefits

Almost 3m elderly people turn off heating as ‘they cannot afford energy bills’

New research shows 18% of people over 65 are on ‘uncompetitive’ Standard Variable Tariffs