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

EV market share in Europe rises in second quarter of 2020

From April to June 2020, registrations of electrically-chargeable vehicles rose by 53.3% across the EU, according to the European Automobile Manufacturers Association

UK energy demand ‘reaches pre-lockdown levels for the first time’

There has been a gradual rise in energy demand back up towards 2019 levels since July, according to a report

UK’s electricity system was cheaper and cleaner during coronavirus lockdown but more difficult to control’

That’s according to a new independent analysis conducted via Imperial Consultants by academics from Imperial College London for Drax Electric Insights.

Cutting commute by one day per week could ‘save the same CO2 as a flight from London to Istanbul’

Those with a ten-mile daily commute would save around 75 kilogrammes of carbon dioxide a year by working from home just one day per week, according to a report

Going back to school could ‘save UK households more than £11m every week on energy costs’

Energy consumption for cooking, television watching and dishwasher use is set to fall, saving each household around £104 a year, according to a new report

What will the power market look like after the pandemic?

Will the UK electricity landscape ever return to ‘normal’? Since the first lockdown was introduced on 23 March 2020, electricity demand in the UK has fallen by an enormous amount.

Working from home two days a week could ‘help the UK avoid 143 million of tonnes of CO2’

Nearly half of UK workers are concerned about the environmental impact of their travel to and from work, according to a new report

E.ON forecasts reduction in energy bills of at least £85 from Autumn

The energy supplier says this change is due to the ‘dramatic’ fall in energy demand during the lockdown

‘UK households waste 30% more food’ as lockdown eases

People who worked fewer hours or were furloughed during the lockdown and those with children who returned to school post-lockdown generate more food waste, according to a new report