Households - News Bulletin

Bulletin: 31st October 2013

Who are the energy big six? (BBC News)

Energy firms 'overcharge by £3.7bn a year' (BusinessGreen)
MPs told that some suppliers cannot justify increases in household bills

Earn a 6% return from the sun: Five funds to invest in green energy without the hassle of sticking solar panels on your roof (Daily Mail)

Which? calls for halt to smart meter rollout (BusinessGreen)
Consumer affairs group challenges Chancellor to scrap carbon floor price, review smart meter deployment, and reform ECO scheme

 

Bulletin: 28th October 2013

Bulletin: 24th October 2013

Green energy levies: how much do they cost and will they be cut? (Guardian)
The levies are meant to help cut energy costs in the long term, but David Cameron is under pressure to bring down bills now

Npower joins wave of energy bill price hikes (BusinessGreen)

ScottishPower says its bills ‘must’ go up (Scotsman)

Soaring energy bills - can smart technology help? (BBC News)

Straw houses and other energy saving secrets (BBC News)

Electric dreams: Life off the Grid (BBC News)
Glen Affric's TV family

 

Bulletin: 21st October 2013

Bulletin: 17th October 2013

UK big data start-up aims to bring local renewable energy to all (Greenwise)
A UK start-up based in London’s Tech City is developing a renewable energy peer-to-peer online marketplace to bring fairer, greener and cheaper energy to all.

 

Bulletin: 14th October 2013