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.... It's impossible to make ends meet when I have more outgoings and considerably less incomings. My partner and I could not afford electricity and had to go two days without it (we are on a pre-pay meter) and he is having to work overtime, resulting in me being overtired and stressed. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....The UK has also dangled the prospect of economic support for foreign nuclear builders. French state-owned EDF, which is building two new reactors at Hinkley Point in Somerset at a cost of £18bn, struck a subsidy contract with the government that will see it guaranteed twice the wholesale price of electricity for 35 years. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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'Backward on pay' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 12:34:24 AM
.... It's impossible to make ends meet when I have more outgoings and considerably less incomings. My partner and I could not afford electricity and had to go two days without it (we are on a pre-pay meter) and he is having to work overtime, resulting in me being overtired and stressed. ...
Foreign companies flock to build nuclear plants in the UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 04:00:06 PM
....The UK has also dangled the prospect of economic support for foreign nuclear builders. French state-owned EDF, which is building two new reactors at Hinkley Point in Somerset at a cost of £18bn, struck a subsidy contract with the government that will see it guaranteed twice the wholesale price of electricity for 35 years. ...
Rising prices set to push inflation over 2% Bank of England target image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of March 2017 03:59:43 PM
.... We expect consumer price inflation to trend markedly higher over the coming months, as sterling weakness increasingly feeds through, and overall higher oil and commodity prices impact. Additionally, several utility companies have announced electricity and/or gas price hikes in March and April. ...
Seven ways to teach your kids about money image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of March 2017 06:30:31 AM
.... By the age of 10, they should be able to go into a shop and buy a snack or drink, and know exactly how to count out the money and the change they should receive. The next step is going on an errand to buy bread or milk, which is valuable at all ages, especially when you consider the number of teenagers who know exactly how much the latest phone or pair of trainers cost, but have no idea how much a pint of milk or an electricity bill is. ...
Theresa May echoes Ed Miliband with promise to reform energy market image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 04:53:15 PM
....She said the prepayment meter price cap should cut bills for millions when it comes into force in April. “Extending the cap to standard variable tariff customers eligible for the warm homes discount would be an important first step to protecting many more of those who pay over the odds for their gas and electricity. ...
Sainsbury's takes inflation hit on the chin as Aldi and Lidl loom | Nils Pratley image
....Those MPs who spent Thursday beating up the big energy suppliers in parliament may also note the supermarkets’ experience. In the electricity and gas market, price increases are being blamed on different factors – rising wholesale prices and the cost of programmes to upgrade infrastructure – but the seemingly mechanical nature of the hikes is striking. ...
UK climate targets 'will raise household energy bills by £100 in a decade' image
....The committee said British households’ energy costs are not high compared to the rest of Europe. Residential electricity prices are below average, and gas prices the third lowest among 15 EU countries. ...
Low carbon drive 'cuts household bills' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 12:13:08 AM
E.On clears up the past with €16bn full-year loss image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 08:16:40 AM
....The loss mainly reflects E. On's move away from generating electricity from fossil fuels and a greater focus on renewable energy. ...
Energy costs to soar as Big Six companies turn up the heat image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 08:01:00 AM
. Your combined gas and electricity tariffs could rise by as much as 10 per cent, as five out of the Big Six suppliers unleash inflation-busting price hikes. ...
'Spinning sail' rebooted to cut fuel and make ocean tankers greener image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 06:07:14 AM
.... They will be 30 metres tall and 5 metres in diameter, the largest rotor sails ever deployed and the first to be used on a tanker. In favourable wind conditions, each rotor sail can produce the equivalent of 3MW of power, much more than the 50kW of electricity needed to turn it, said Norsepower’s CEO, Tuomas Riski. ...
How to beat UK energy price rises image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 12:20:57 PM
.... However, green energy payments only accounted for 10% of the rise in bills between 2003 and 2016. Most of the increase was due to rising wholesale electricity and gas prices. ...
SSE to raise electricity prices next month image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 09:52:44 AM
....SSE has become the latest "big six" energy supplier to raise its prices. It said average electricity prices would rise by 14. ...
Martin Lewis: ALL Big 6 standard energy bills are RIP OFF after SSE hike image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 09:16:00 AM
. SSE revealed costs for a typical dual fuel customer would rise by an average of £73 from April 28, as it raised electricity prices by an eye-watering 14. ...
UK households spent £180m on 'unnecessary' power capacity – report image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 06:01:24 AM
....The thinktank said a new scheme to be introduced this winter would see the annual cost jump to £387m. Jonathan Marshall, energy analyst at the ECIU, said: “The clear message from this report is that paying to boost spare capacity in Britain’s electricity system can be very expensive and potentially unnecessary. ...
'LED street lights are disturbing my sleep' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 12:41:48 AM
.... The lights last a lot longer. So we save electricity, by at least 50%, we save on the maintenance costs and we get a better lighting solution. ...
Energy companies ‘ripping off’ millions, ministers say image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 12:05:09 AM
. Millions of people are over-paying for gas and electricity because of excessive price rises by the big six energy companies, the government has admitted, as MPs of all parties demand action to stop them “ripping off” customers. ...
Greek activists target sales of homes seized over bad debts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 08:00:29 AM
....The tall, bearded brothers were founding members of Den Plirono, an activist group that emerged in the early years of Greece’s economic crisis in opposition over road tolls. The organisation, which sees itself as a people’s movement, then moved into the power business – restoring the disconnected electricity supplies of more than 5,000 Greeks who could not afford to pay their bills. ...
The Guardian view on the Ofcom deal: too little, too slowly | Editorial image
. Of course you can live a decent life without broadband, just as you can live well with a cesspit, instead of mains drainage, and a petrol generator to supply your electricity for when you want to watch television. ...
Solar power growth leaps by 50% worldwide thanks to US and China image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of March 2017 01:00:41 PM
....Nearly half of the solar installed last year was in China, with Asia as a whole making up two-thirds of new capacity in 2016. Solar is still a relative minnow in the electricity mix of most countries, the figures show. ...
Schools with solar panels face £1.8m bill due to business rates rise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of March 2017 11:54:42 AM
.... The tax changes come on top of huge cuts to subsidies that have seen new solar installations largely grind to a halt and cost thousands of jobs. Nina Schrank, a Greenpeace UK energy campaigner, said: “Schools, hospitals and businesses have installed solar panels to generate their own clean electricity. ...
SSE customers charged up to £33,000 a day by faulty smart meters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of March 2017 08:59:29 AM
....SSE, one of the “big six”, said it had launched an urgent investigation into the errant devices, one of which told a customer they had exceeded their daily budget by nearly 3m%. Complaints began appearing on the SSE’s Twitter page on Friday, with dozens of customers eventually saying their meters were quoting thousands of pounds for 24 hours of gas and electricity. ...
SSE glitch: 'Smart meter said I owed thousands' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 4th of March 2017 10:25:34 PM
. A woman has spoken of her surprise when her smart meter quoted thousands of pounds for a day's usage of gas and electricity, due to a system error. ...
Australian housing market crash could lead to broader downturn, OECD warns image
....It recommended an emissions trading scheme be adopted if carbon reduction targets “beyond those brought about by the Direct Action Plan” were needed. “The price of carbon emissions in Australia is low, with large shares of emissions in industry, electricity, agriculture and fisheries are not priced at all. ...
All it took was an anchor … how a storm took down half the UK's electricity link to France image
....The return to full operation will be a relief to grid operators on both sides of the Channel. The link typically supplies about 5% of the UK’s electricity and brings a degree of flexibility to the energy system that helps keep the lights on and stop power prices shooting up too much. ...
Landline charges for 2m customers to be cut as telecoms watchdog steps in image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 09:12:38 AM
.... Its chief executive, Gillian Guy, said: “Loyal customers often pay much more for their essential bills. People who stay with the same phone, broadband, gas and electricity supplier are getting a raw deal – as firms know they are less likely to shop around to get a better price. ...
High energy bills here to stay but jobs heading overseas, industry group warns image
....Warning that last year’s steep price rises are set to become “the new normal”, the Ai Group says in a report on Tuesday that the complexities of the gas market have combined with a decline in coal-fired power generation to produce a perfect storm for consumers. Wholesale electricity prices are roughly doubling, the report said, and once fully passed through, gas and electricity prices will cost households an extra $3. ...
Energy bills: customer switching hits six-year high image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 12:05:06 AM
....Firms were not doing enough for about two thirds of customers, Ofgem added. In the coming weeks, standard gas and electricity tariffs will go up at Npower, Scottish Power, Co-operative Energy and First Utility, while EDF will raise electricity prices. ...
Energy bills: are UK customers finally starting to switch supplier? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 12:01:44 AM
. The competition watchdog’s decision not to impose price caps on energy bills has received backing from new data showing that the number of gas and electricity customers switching to a different provider rose by almost 30% in 2016. ...
Windfarms aren’t the real reason energy bills are rising. Blame the free market image
.... The cause on this occasion was no less pre-eminent a body than a Lords committee, comprising former chancellor Norman Lamont and other heavyweight peers. “To reduce carbon emissions, governments have subsidised renewables, passing on the cost to consumers in their electricity bills. ...
The truth about falling gas prices image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of February 2017 06:59:05 AM
....In December one of the “big six” energy firms, EDF, had some good news for consumers. In a press release it said it would be “cutting gas prices again ahead of the coldest winter months, and will hold back electricity price rises until March”. ...
Government pension scheme begins ditching oil and gas investments image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 10:21:26 AM
....SSE is one of the companies where Nest is likely to increase its investment. In the first six months of 2016-17, SSE invested around £125m in renewable generation and aims to reduce the carbon intensity of its overall electricity generation by 50% between 2006 and 2020. ...
Government intervention has led to higher energy bills, claims Lords report image
....Subsidy-backed growth in renewable energy projects, such as windfarms, has deterred the construction of new conventional power plants, the economic affairs committee claimed. The peers envisage the new energy commission would oversee auctions where all technologies, including fossil fuel power plants, competed for guaranteed electricity prices. ...
Government meddling makes energy costlier, peers say image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 12:23:42 AM
....The report says that the government should reduce and remove its interventions in the energy market. It calls for generating capacity to be secured by a technology-neutral auction that would ensure that consumers pay the lowest prices for low-carbon electricity. ...
A London penthouse for £60,000 per week, plus the Isa offering 12% returns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 03:20:00 PM
....Amazon, Deliveroo and Uber ‘still viable’ with no gig economy workers. Gas and electricity prices may have to rise further, warns industry body. ...
British Gas worst-value tariffs are not 'evil empire', boss says image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 01:28:27 PM
....”. On Thursday, Co-operative Energy announced its second price rise this winter, with electricity and gas prices to increase 5% from April for nearly 100,000 customers on its standard tariff. ...
Most wood energy schemes are a 'disaster' for climate change image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 09:47:43 AM
. Using wood pellets to generate low-carbon electricity is a flawed policy that is speeding up not slowing down climate warming. ...
British Gas says competition has hit profits image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 09:02:22 AM
....Big six rivals Npower, EDF and Scottish Power have all announced price rises in 2017. Npower was told by the regulator Ofgem to "justify" its 15% rise in electricity prices to its customers. ...
Gas and electricity prices may have to rise further, warns industry body image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 03:11:24 PM
....“It is plain that we have seen increases in wholesale prices over the last 12 months or so, and we can see going out into the future there are continuing pressures there,” said Lawrence Slade. He said month-ahead wholesale gas prices for March were 100% higher than last year, and electricity was up 69%. ...
EDF faces £1m a day bill to keep French nuclear reactor offline image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of February 2017 07:00:02 AM
.... “The continuing impact on the grid is likely to be significant, especially if a cold snap develops,” Large said. A second reactor at the plant is still supplying electricity to the French grid. ...
Camden comedy as council doesn’t let me read my meter image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of February 2017 07:00:02 AM
. I live in a Camden council block of flats but have been unable to read my electricity meter for seven years and therefore have no idea whether my bills are accurate or not. ...
E.ON solves mystery of who supplies my energy – with a shock bill for £4,871 image
....I am alternating between anger and anxiety, being shocked to receive a bill more than four times higher than expected because of these companies’ failure to sort out my bills. I previously paid about £500 a year for electricity. ...
Energy bills to rise up to 28% for thousands in UK as fixed contracts end image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of February 2017 02:23:09 PM
. Thousands of UK households are facing gas and electricity bill rises of up to 28% as fixed price contracts signed before recent energy price increases come to an end. ...
UK offshore wind 'will lower energy bills' more than nuclear image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of February 2017 01:30:13 PM
....“I wouldn’t be surprised if it [offshore wind] cleared Hinkley prices,” he said of the bidding for a £290m-a-year government subsidy pot in April. The auction is under a scheme known as contracts for difference, which offer generators a guaranteed price for their electricity above the wholesale price. ...
Scottish Power customers to be hit by 7.8% price hike image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of February 2017 12:26:20 PM
....Scottish Power’s changes would see a third of its customers hit on average with a 10. 8% price increase in electricity and a 4. ...
Almost 90% of new power in Europe from renewable sources in 2016 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of February 2017 05:00:13 AM
. Renewable energy sources made up nearly nine-tenths of new power added to Europe’s electricity grids last year, in a sign of the continent’s rapid shift away from fossil fuels. ...
It's time corporate tax dodgers started losing lucrative council contracts | Paul Monaghan image
....In a significant step forward for tax justice, the UK government has said all councils in England, Wales and Northern Ireland must interrogate potential suppliers on any history of tax evasion and avoidance dating back to October 2012. At stake is £50bn of annual local government procurement, money used to pay for everything from electricity to building construction. ...
Lack of transparency over green energy subsidies 'shambolic', say MPs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of February 2017 07:01:00 AM
....Consumer groups and switching sites welcomed the protections for some of the poorest energy users. “For years prepayment meter customers have been paying more for the same gas and electricity as other customers, whilst also receiving a second-class service from their supplier,” said Gillian Guy, chief executive of Citizens Advice. ...
Blackouts? What blackouts? How National Grid keeps the lights on image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of February 2017 01:12:31 PM
....Despite claims that Britain is on the brink of blackouts and amid forecasts of a looming cold snap, all is calm inside the room where a score of engineers and analysts work to ensure the lights stay on. Below a huge, illuminated map of the UK’s electricity network and myriad displays, a gentle hubbub of conversation washes over the desks of the control centre in Berkshire, the chief site of three run by National Grid. ...
How high street clothes were made by children in Myanmar for 13p an hour image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of February 2017 12:04:43 AM
....Workers say they struggle to live on such low wages. Thiri and Yadana, who both worked at a factory supplying Lonsdale, said they could only afford to live in a makeshift hut in a squatter area without electricity or running water. ...
npower to raise energy bills by £109 - here’s how you could SAVE more than £200 image
....Homes on the supplier's dual fuel tariffs will see bills rise by an average £109 from March 16. The rise is made up of a staggering 15 per cent increase on electricity prices and 4. ...
Train ticket pricing due for overhaul; plus, Nissan owners driven to anger image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of February 2017 03:18:38 PM
....B&Q installation flooded our home but no one is paying up. Why has it taken British Gas a year to sort out my electricity account?. ...
Electric cars and cheap solar 'could halt fossil fuel growth by 2020' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of February 2017 06:01:22 AM
....Big energy companies are seriously underestimating the low-carbon transition by sticking to their “business as usual” scenarios which expect continued growth of fossil fuels, and could see their assets “stranded”, the study claims. Emerging technology, such as printable solar photovoltaics which generate electricity, could bring down costs and boost take-up even more than currently predicted. ...
The cost of living is easing. So why doesn't it feel that way? | Greg Jericho image
....A quick look at the price rise of essential items suggests that this vibe is correct – the price rises of essentials have mostly outpaced the rise in wages:. Thus it’s probably not much solace to people to be told that cost of living is rising at almost record lows when the price of utilities (such as gas and electricity), primary school education costs, medical and hospital services, insurance and child care has risen faster than have wages. ...
Why has it taken British Gas a year to sort out my electricity account? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of February 2017 07:00:09 AM
. I have been waiting for more than a year to take over an electricity account with British Gas on a small commercial premises. ...
Ban coal from backup power subsidy scheme, says Scottish Power image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 30th of January 2017 04:16:49 PM
....”. She added that the government’s upcoming vision of a more flexible, smarter energy system could show how to keep electricity supplies secure without relying on “old-fashioned, unclean and unreliable” coal. ...
Platinum mining firm tells massacre families: we can't afford to house you image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 26th of January 2017 03:50:41 PM
....”. Seoka and Amnesty International called for the company to move faster on building homes for miners, many of whom live in informal communities with no electricity or running water. ...
MPs question post-Brexit viability of May's industrial strategy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 23rd of January 2017 03:45:43 PM
....Ministers have tasked Sir Mark Walport, the government’s chief scientific adviser, with deciding whether the UK should establish a research centre for energy storage, batteries and new power grid technology. Energy storage is seen as a key way for the National Grid to cope with the intermittent nature of a growing amount of renewable power, which now accounts for 25% of electricity generation. ...
Utopian ideas on climate change will get us precisely nowhere image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of January 2017 09:00:00 AM
.... The EU was clean and met its targets. That’s not to say schemes to cut emissions from steel and aluminium plants – and to reduce electricity consumption – are a waste of time. ...
Batteries included: Yorkshire village seeks to solve riddle of too much sun image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 21st of January 2017 08:00:30 AM
....The company has around 600 batteries in homes across the UK, which it aggregates to act like one big battery, effectively a virtual power station. The Oxspring householders will either benefit from using more of their solar power – the electricity is more valuable if consumed in the house rather than exported to the grid – while the non-solar homes will get a cheque of £50-£75 each year from Moixa for aiding the local network. ...
Paying for care at home: how to negotiate the minefield image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 21st of January 2017 07:00:28 AM
....Then the council looks at Jack’s costs. It finds that his gas and electricity bill is £15 a week (but this is excluded) and his council tax is £18. ...
Big six energy suppliers warned not to raise prices any time soon image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 19th of January 2017 07:08:21 PM
....The regulator Ofgem has warned the big six energy companies against raising prices in spring, despite a 15% increase in their costs. It said rising wholesale gas and electricity prices were largely to blame for driving costs upwards, along with renewable energy subsidies. ...
Xi Jinping signals China will champion free trade if Trump builds barriers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 17th of January 2017 03:50:06 PM
....“Sometimes we encounter a tremendous lack of infrastructure. No potable water in many cases, no electricity, no paved roads, so it definitely means that we have to work twice as hard in order to offer a quality education. ...
Consumers urged to switch energy supplier image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 11:19:07 AM
....The energy regulator and consumer groups have said that too few people are switching energy suppliers, despite latest figures showing a record 4. 8 million switched electricity tariff last year. ...
The Crusader: Power is back in pensioner’s hands after paying two energy bills  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 07:43:00 AM
.... But that was before we heard Tina Whitfield’s tale about her father Nelson and the switch she had done for him, from npower to Green Star Energy in a bid to lower his bills. The move should have been so straightforward – just one electricity account with one company – and yet somehow Nelson ended up paying part of his bill to his old provider and the rest to his new one. ...
Fischer Energy joins UK retail market with 100% renewable offer image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 15th of January 2017 04:49:38 PM
. The ranks of the 40-plus energy companies jostling for householders’ business will swell on Monday with the launch of a new supplier that delivers electricity from windfarms. ...
Freeze your gas bill before cold sets in by switching energy providers image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 15th of January 2017 12:01:00 AM
....According to GoCompare. com Energy, the average consumer could save £305 by switching their gas and electricity supplier. ...
Water, water everywhere: utility firms get green light to sell beyond local regions image
.... They would buy water in bulk from the existing major suppliers, and sell it on to households. In such a market, companies could go a step further and offer households a super-package of all their utilities, which could include their gas and electricity, and even other services such as telecoms. ...
Tidal lagoon: £1.3bn Swansea Bay project backed by review image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 11:30:17 AM
....Follow Roger on Twitter @rharrabin. Developer Tidal Lagoon Power (TLP) claims its Cardiff lagoon would be large enough to generate enough electricity for all homes in Wales. ...
National Grid to avoid being broken up image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 09:55:39 AM
....National Grid has escaped calls to be broken up to prevent conflicts between its dual role of owning and operating key parts of the energy infrastructure. Instead, a legally separate, electricity system operator will be established within National Grid, the government says. ...
Swansea Bay tidal lagoon backed by government review image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 08:51:24 AM
.... It said that if a subsidy deal could be agreed with the government construction could start next year and provide 2,000 jobs. The company wants to build a U-shaped breakwater across the city’s bay and use the incoming and outgoing tides to turn a bank of 16 hydro turbines in the breakwater to generate enough electricity for 150,000 homes. ...
Sir David Clementi: City grandee ready to do the business at the BBC image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 04:40:51 PM
....Clementi, whose appointment will be officially made by Theresa May, has very little if any experience in the media business but his talents have been called on by several prime ministers. He advised Margaret Thatcher on the multibillion-pound privatisation of BT in 1984, and was seen to have done such a good job of it that his bank, Kleinwort, had a near-monopoly on running the sell-off of state assets including British Gas and the electricity industry. ...

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