Three-quarters of businesses still believe in net zero post-pandemic

Our reader survey shows 73% believe net zero plans should be supported after coronavirus, with just a fifth fearing a set back to their ambitions

Almost 85% of UK millennials ‘clueless’ about energy meter reading

Around 63% also cannot distinguish the difference between off-peak and on-peak energy consumption

‘Two-thirds of consumers support carbon footprint labelling on products’

France, Italy and Spain are the markets with the highest number of consumers who think carbon labelling is a good idea, according to a global survey

Proportion of UK public opposed to fracking hits all-time high

That’s according to the latest BEIS Public Attitudes Tracker, which is now on its 31st wave of finding out what the UK public think about a variety of energy issues

Majority of young Brits ‘would consider electric car if price is right’

Some of the concerns cited were the range of EVs, finding somewhere to charge and the time it would take to recharge

Smart meter
Energy suppliers could be required to publish smart meter survey results

Ofgem has launched a review, following which the regulator expects the rule to be implemented from early 2020

Majority of customers ‘want to save energy but don’t know how’

A new report highlights a general lack of consumer awareness, with 45% of people still being unsure about which domestic appliances use the most power

US fossil fuels
‘Most Americans support drastically reducing fossil fuel use’

According to a new poll, many US citizens believe this would be a good way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and address climate change

The Muswell Hill Moment: 2040 petrol and diesel ban

What do the public think?

Majority of UK MPs ‘in the dark about falling energy bills’

New analysis suggests the average standard dual fuel bill reduced by £6 between 2016 and 2017