18 energy suppliers overcharged more than 1m customers

18 energy suppliers overcharged more than 1m customers: More than one million customers have been overcharged by almost 18 energy suppliers as they failed to follow price protection rules. This found that customers were overcharged over £7.2 million as suppliers failed to protect prices when they decided to switch tariiffs or companies, this is according…
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Infrastructure bank to drive £40bn of green investment

Infrastructure bank to drive £40bn of green investment: Leeds new infrastructure bank will drive at least £30bn of green investments. Chancellor of Exchequer Rishi Sunak has a series of sustainable plans for the 2021 Budget, in which he established how the Conservative Party will work to drive a sustainable and buisness focused recovery in the…
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Elexon to give back £1.5m of savings to the trade

Elexon to give back £1.5m of savings to the trade: Elexon has reported it is to return £1.5 million to the Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) Trading Parties by way of a reduction in normal charges during the coming months. The decline has been compelled by a quantity of cost efficiencies and savings made by…
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Nearly 66% would sacrifice pay to tackle climate change

Nearly 66% would sacrifice pay to tackle climate change: Almost two-thirds of Brits are willing to give up part of their pay to tackle climate change. Cable giant Nexans has found in recent research, which surveyed 2,210 people from across the country about whether they would or would not be willing to take a financial…
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Scottish fuel-poor get £16m of energy efficiency funding

Scottish fuel-poor get £16m of energy efficiency funding: Fuel-poor households in Scotland are set to improve insulation and install energy efficient heating systems under £16 million of new funding. The upgrades will contribute to Scotland’s net zero targets the government notes and help to meet a key Programme for Government commitment. Warmer Homes Scotland, the…
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Over 200K homes set to drop into fuel poverty

Over 200K homes set to drop into fuel poverty: As the economy tumbles amid the coronavirus pandemic and lock down over 200,000 households are set to fall into fuel poverty. The End Fuel Poverty Coalition makes the suggestion, which warns during colder weather, a second wave of the virus arriving could be “catastrophic for individuals…
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Pre-payment energy bills nearly £390m overpaid

Pre-payment energy bills nearly £390m overpaid: Energy customers using pre-payment are overpaying energy bills by nearly £390 million a year. comparethemarket.com finds in new research recently published, which reveals that of the 4.1 million pre-payment customers, each are paying on average £94 more a year for their energy than they would pay on a standard…
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