The announced increase from Npower will see dual fuel bills increase by 10.4%. This is currently the highest increase so far with other members of the big six sure to follow in the coming days.
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The Government will, later today, announce a deal to build Britain’s first nuclear power plant in 25 years. The last Nuclear power plant, Sizewell-B, began construction in 1987 and was finally put into commission in 1995. A year’s worth of negotiations with EDF may finally be about to pay off regarding the building of two nuclear power plants at Hinkley Point in Somerset.
If you thought that you had already tried every way you can think of to save energy in your home, you should spare a thought for those innovators who are coming up with fresh ideas all the time. Some of these wacky ideas, might just become mainstream and help us all to save energy or to even make our own.
When it comes to saving money on energy, the basic construction and efficiency of our homes is probably the main factor. If your home is leaky, under-insulated, poorly constructed and cold, you will use much more energy than you should need to. So the construction industry now have legislation which they must adhere to in making homes warm and cheaper to heat.
Opinion is certainly divided on the evils or otherwise of fracking and if anyone was going to be against it, you would expect that Ed Davey would be. As the UK energy secretary, Davey is responsible for creating the structure in which renewable energy will succeed and as a member of the Liberal Democrats, his entire party considers themselves to have a green agenda. So why on earth would he be backing fracking?
A six day call for action and civil disobedience which was set up by the anti-fracking group No Dash for Cash was halted yesterday, but the group has vowed to continue its fight against the process, which they say can cause environmental damage and will halt the governments use of renewable energy.
It has been predicted that UK energy customers could be facing a further 10% price rise over the next few months. EnergyHelpline has made the statement as they fear another round of price rises is about to hit the market. But there are alternatives for those people who want to think laterally.
30 million homes UK homes were scheduled to have new ‘Smart Meters’ installed next summer, but the £11.7bn has been postponed to autumn 2015 the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced.