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Three-quarters of Brits dont have a clue about gas boiler pollution

Three-quarters of Brits dont have a clue about gas boiler pollution: Emissions from gas boilers appear to be a blind spot for Brits right now. According to a new survey conducted by the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU), over 74% of individuals are ignorant of the nitrous oxide (NOx) air pollution caused by gas…
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Households in Britain slash 33m tonnes of CO2

Households in Britain slash 33m tonnes of CO2: During the Covid-19 limitations, UK homes saved about 33 million tonnes of CO2. According to the UK Carbon Consumption Index published by the multinational professional services firm Accenture, the reduction is mostly due to lower spending on clothing, transportation, and lodging. According to the report’s authors, lower…
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Halogen bulb ban coming into force today

Coming into force today is the Halogen bulb ban : Halogen light bulbs are no longer authorised to be sold in stores in the United Kingdom as of today. The government announced plans to implement this step as part of its climate change strategy in June. According to government estimates, switching to LED lights will…
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Rising by 36% in second quarter is UK’s fossil fuel

Rising by 36% in second quarter is UK’s fossil fuel : In the second quarter of this year, fossil fuel generation increased by 36% over the same period last year. According to the quarterly BEIS document, the increase in fossil fuel generation is due to higher gas demand as weather conditions reduced renewable energy output.…
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Energy prices predicted to soar in summer 2022

Energy prices predicted to soar in summer 2022: Analysts have forecasted that the price cap this coming summer may ‘burn’ holes in energy consumers’ pockets. A Cornwall Insight analysis expects the default price cap will rise by 14% to £1,455 annually for dual fuel consumers. If the prediction becomes accurate, that will come after this…
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EV chargers to be fixed not to run on peak time to help grid

EV chargers to be fixed not to run on peak time to help grid: Electric vehicle (EV) charging spots at British homes & offices will be set to turn off for 9 hours each day to avert grid congestion that can bring about blackouts. The Times reported that new rules will come into effect by…
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Smart meters & bills are at top of customers’ disputes

Smart meters & bills are at top of customers’ disputes: Billing problems, issues with smart meters as well as expense of energy are the 3 main reasons for customers’ complaining to energy firms. The most current Ofgem & Citizens Advice survey on consumer thoughts of the energy market for the 2nd quarter this year reveals…
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Energy comparison sites told to improve for the disabled

Energy comparison sites told to improve for the disabled: Energy comparison websites need to better their access for disabled as well as older customers, the Research Institute for Disabled Consumers (RiDC) advises. The charity surveyed over 500 members of its pan-disability consumer panel who inspected the accessibility features of 16 trending energy comparison websites. The…
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July’s energy switches have slowed down

July’s energy switches have slowed down: Energy switching action has reduced pace last month, as reported by the newest Energy UK’s figures. The figures reveal over 452,000 customers switched to a new supplier in July, constituting a 13% reduction in the numbers in comparison to the same month the previous year. The data additionally calculates…
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DCC network makes 14 million smart meters achievement

DCC network makes 14 million smart meters achievement: On 18th August, Foxglove Energy has set up the 14th millionth smart meter in County Durham. Data Communications Company (DCC) which is in charge of connecting smart meters in homes as well as businesses with suppliers, network operators & energy service companies reported the achievement for its…
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