As if the recent green levy cuts weren’t enough to take some of the financial pressure off the energy companies, they’re now pressuring the Government into reducing the subsidies even more. Using the recent savings they’ve passed onto the customer as leverage, they’re now asking that the levies be cut even further. Something which is sure to go down badly with environmentalists and local authorities. Was the Government right to open the door to such ideas?
A Guide to Saving Energy in Your Home With the cooler weather now upon us and energy prices rising at a steady rate over the last few years, there is a good chance that you are needing to save money on your energy bills. There are all kinds of ways to save energy and many of them are free, it is just a matter of knowing where to look. With government scheme, grants and specialised systems you can invest in, saving money on your energy bills is now easier than ever – and more needed than ever. This guide is designed to give you a basic idea of the what is available and how you can make your money go further.
A phrase that’s been passed around over the last few weeks is that you could save up to £300 if you switch your energy suppliers. While this may seem far fetched given the recent price increases, it is possible if you do your homework and aren’t afraid to make the leap to a smaller energy supplier - something which is becoming increasingly popular as the big six up their prices.
You may have already read our articles on energy saving tips this winter, and even taken all the steps to ensure that your home is as efficient as they come, but there’s one option in particular which can offer you biggest saving; switching supplier. Read on for more information.
At Eco Stores Direct, we believe that the technology behind our products is what sets them apart. From state of the art thermostats to innovative methods of heat distribution, it’s easier than ever to keep your home toasty warm throughout the winter without being a complete drain on energy. While we can certainly provide your home with energy efficient heating products, we can’t control the rising cost of energy facing the country at large. So here are some low-tech ideas to keep your home warm this winter.
You have received yet another huge heating bill from your utility supplier, you are scared of turning on the heating despite it snowing outside and you ration your hot water and even your cooking to save on electricity – what you need is a trip to IKEA for some solar panels!
In the wake of their energy survey released yesterday, the BBC has now released an article offering tips on the best ways to save energy in your home. Among the usual and expected ideas are some which might be just a little more innovative and clever. However the list is certainly peppered with points which are likely to have occurred to just about everyone
60 residents of the village at the centre of fracking protests have put their names to a letter which states that they do not support the anti-fracking campaign and that fracking will not “unduly” affect the environment.
The former press secretary for Margaret Thatcher, Sir Bernard Ingham has this week, written a comment piece for the Yorkshire Post in which he describes the anti fracking protesters at Balcombe and elsewhere as “blinkered totalitarians”.
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.