Energy & water

10 smart ways to cut your energy bills and save hundreds of pounds

Tempted to turn up the thermostat in biting cold weather? Then think again… there are other ways to keep warm that could slash your heating bills and save you hundreds of pounds

Millions of energy customers face 'cruel April fool’s joke' as prices set to rise by more than £100

Wednesday, 27 March 2019 | News

15 million households will see their energy bills increase by more than £100 a year from 1 April despite the introduction of the energy price cap. 

700,000 homes switched to renewable energy as First Utility is rebranded Shell Energy

Monday, 25 March 2019 | News

First Utility – the UK’s seventh largest energy supplier – has today rebranded as Shell Energy in a move that will see its 700,000 customers switched to renewable electricity overnight.

Would you buy a train-powered house? HS2 could provide green energy for "hundreds" of new homes

Monday, 18 March 2019 | News

High-profile infrastructure project High Speed Two (HS2) could use its trains to power up to 500 new homes.

Spring Statement 2019: banning gas boilers from new homes to "dramatically" reduce energy bills

Thursday, 14 March 2019 | News

Chancellor Philip Hammond has pledged to ban boilers in new homes that harm the environment in the next six years.

Nosedive in delivery of boiler installations is putting the vulnerable and elderly at risk, MPs warn

Friday, 22 February 2019 | News

MPs and energy campaigners are warning that the nosedive in the delivery of energy efficient improvements is putting the vulnerable and elderly at risk.

British Gas and Scottish Power hike bills for variable tariff customers by up to £119 - more than FIVE times the level of inflation

Tuesday, 19 February 2019 | News

British Gas and Scottish Power customers are next in line to face significant price hikes, with five out of the Big Six energy providers now charging the maximum legally allowed.

Half the 'Big Six' energy providers hike prices this week by up to £118

Wednesday, 13 February 2019 | News

The misery for millions of households continues as the Big Six energy providers race to increase prices to the maximum permitted under the new energy price cap.  

Millions of households to feel the heat of "brutal" £117 energy price cap increase

Thursday, 07 February 2019 | News

Households are facing potential average increase of £117 on their  annual energy bill as the regulator increases the price cap.

Just one in five energy customers think the price cap will save them money - and over 70s are twice as wary

Thursday, 24 January 2019 | News

Despite the fanfare surrounding the new energy price cap, a majority of customers do not think it will actually save them any money.

Why don’t people switch energy providers? Five behavioural insights to think about

Wednesday, 23 January 2019 | Blog | By Jessica Exton

Paying bills is so mundane, it’s like breathing. And unless something goes seriously wrong, we don’t think about breathing, we just do it.