In a recent study the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has highlighted the importance of increasing energy efficiency as a way to reduce the UK’s carbon emissions and save billions of pounds at the same time.
Over the next 95 years, electricity consumption in northern Europe is expected to drop, while consumption in the south will rise in order to power air conditioning and cooling devices in the future, a study has claimed.
Research from National Energy Action (NEA) and Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) shows that rural communities are five years behind their urban counterparts in terms of household energy efficiency.
Research commissioned by the Catholic development charity CAFOD has shown that between 2010 and 2014, the UK’s overseas spend on renewable energy was half the size of what it spent on fossil fuels.
Wind energy in Europe experienced a bumper year for installations with 6.1 GW of additional energy capacity installed within the first six months of 2017. These figures were released by WindEurope, an organization actively promoting wind energy in Europe and the rest of the world, last July 27.
Major UK energy producer Drax has set in motion plans to move away from coal-fired production entirely on the back of depreciation charges of £90m for the first six months of 2017, compared with £49m during the same period of 2016.
If you’re here, you should already know a thing or two about the advantages of switching energy provider, but just to remind you, here’s an infographic we’ve put together going over some of the key facts and figures, including recent price hikes.
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Allegations that British Gas has been misleading customers over switching fees has prompted an investigation by Ofgem, the energy regulatory body. The allegation states that British Gas has been misleading customers over fees payable when switching providers.