Further five-day GMB strike announced as ‘fire and rehire’ row continues with British Gas

The industrial action is set to start on 20th January

Are you looking ahead?

New year, new challenges and particularly on immediate energy prices. However you need to be looking ahead to secure the best prices right now.  Listen to the podcast episode to find out.

Digging disasters: Cable strikes ‘jump by 46% since the end of the national lockdown’

In the last five years, a total of 354 people have suffered life-changing injuries after striking a live underground electricity cable, according to a new report

New Normal isn’t coming -it’s here, now

Work from Home (WFH hereafter) isn’t a response to Covid, it’s now a mainstream part of how we will live our lives. 

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