Cash-strapped council throws book at energy costs

Peterborough City Council hopes to save £163,000 a year by sprucing up the efficiency of a handful of its public sites including its library. Councillors say the Cambridgeshire city faces a £19 million gap in its 2015/16 budget and it is currently looking at three renewable energy projects to drum up income. The council said […]

New switching scheme to help 60,000 SMEs cut energy costs

A new energy switching initiative aimed at helping small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) cut their gas and electricity bills was launched yesterday. Peterborough City Council will lead the ‘Ready to Switch for Businesses’ scheme, which aims to target an initial 60,000 SMEs across seven local authority areas drive down their energy prices as well […]