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

Which are the best energy firms? Too many are failing to provide good customer service, says Citizens Advice

Tuesday, 25 June 2019 | News

Far too many energy companies are failing to deliver good customer service, according to Citizens Advice.

Energy customers to foot £172 million bill after collapse of 11 energy suppliers

Friday, 21 June 2019 | News

British households face a potential bill of £172 million from the collapse of 11 energy suppliers since January 2018.

Energy firms must do more to help elderly customers, says report

Friday, 31 May 2019 | News

Energy firms need to do more to help need to do more to help protect elderly customers, according to a new report.

Monzo introduces in-app energy deal switching with up to £50 credit - how does it stack up?

Wednesday, 08 May 2019 | News

Customers of Monzo will soon be able to switch energy deals using its banking app and earn up to £50 credit towards their bills.

Have solar panels had their day in the sun?

Friday, 03 May 2019 | Article

Energy bills have been rising steadily and now cost an average of £1,137 a year. But what if you could generate your own solar power? We do the sums to see if it’s worth the initial outlay

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.