Rishi Sunak told ‘retreating on energy efficiency undermines goals’

This is in a letter from the Committee on Fuel Poverty, urging the PM to protect vulnerable households

Anglian Water pledges £135m support to help struggling households with bills

The support package is estimated to help around 330,000 customers over the next year

Households offered smart, zero-emission boilers for free in new trial

The boilers are expected to help households reduce their energy bills and carbon emissions

Refund stamp duty for net zero action, say banks

They are calling on more financial incentives for people who make their homes greener

Energy Price Guarantee kicks in to protect consumers from rising costs

The government’s two-year cap limits the amount suppliers can charge for each unit of gas and electricity used by a household in the UK, as well as the standing charge

Ofgem issues provisional order against Utilita

The regulator’s order is in regards to the company’s treatment of vulnerable customers

Scotland awards £1.2m to advice groups in face of rising energy bills

The funding will enable key agencies to provide crucial support and advice to more people who need help, including information on energy debt and energy efficiency measures

New York announces $567m to help low income households pay off past energy bills

Utilities will be required to provide a one-time credit to customers on low incomes across the state, with the programme expected to benefit more than 327,000 people

Winter energy bills: Scotland to support 400,000 low income households

They will receive a guaranteed winter heating benefit of £50, which will be paid the first time in February 2023 under the Low Income Winter Heating Assistance

Hundreds of households in England freed from unlawful gas contracts

The Competition and Markets Authority found BDS Fuels had unlawfully used a clause that automatically renewed more than 600 households’ exclusivity contracts without their explicit consent and prevented them from switching suppliers