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Could COVID-19 positively impact future EV sales?

Could COVID-19 positively impact future EV sales?: Research into the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) vehicle registration data by Cornwall Insight shows Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) in 2020 have already grown 76.1% on the whole of 2019.   SMMT recorded the lowest September car sales this century at 328,041 vehicles, down 4.4% on…
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Homeworkers could see their winter bills rise by £107

Homeworkers could see their winter bills rise by £107: Utility bills could soar by £107 for those working at home, because of the increased need for daytime heating during the winter. Price comparison service Energy Helpline has found in a new report, which suggests households in the UK could see an increase in energy bills…
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Electricity was cheaper and cleaner during lockdown

Electricity was cheaper and cleaner during lockdown: During the coronavirus lockdown the UK’s electricity system was cheaper and cleaner but harder to control. A new independent analysis has found that was conducted for Drax Electric Insights via Imperial Consultants by academics from Imperial College London. Lowered demand was caused by businesses closing and people working…
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Households could save £11m weekly after back to school

Households could save £11m weekly after back to school: More than £11 million could be saved every week by families in the UK on energy costs after children return to their classrooms in September. New research by Uswitch has shown, which forecasts a reduction in television watching, cooking and dishwasher use, bringing a weekly saving…
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£85 Energy bills reduction forecast by Eon

£85 Energy bills reduction forecast by Eon:  An estimated reduction in energy bills of at least £85 from this Autumn has been announced by E.ON. Standard tariff customers across the UK are expected to benefit from a drop in energy bills by the energy supplier, equivalent to a 7.5% fall in energy prices, or almost…
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Energy switching activity spiked in June

Energy switching activity spiked in June: For the first time since lockdown June saw a spike in the number of customers who switched energy suppliers. That’s according Energy UK in their the latest reported figures, which suggests a 1% increase from June 2019, some 450,000 consumers switched energy provider in June this year. Around three…
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Lockdown slows electricity switching rates

Lockdown slows electricity switching rates: There was less activity by consumers switching electricity suppliers during the lockdown. That’s according to the latest figures from Energy UK, which suggest more than 410,000 customers switched supplier in May, down by 15% compared to this month last year. The report also shows in the first five months of…
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Up to 14m UK households face £288m energy bill shock

Up to 14m UK households face £288m energy bill shock: An energy bill shock of £288 million could soon be dropping through the door of almost 14 million households in the UK. That’s according to Uswitch.com in their latest research, which suggests energy use during the lockdown has gone up by £16 a month while…
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