Gentoo, a Sunderland-based property firm, is setting out to offer cheap energy rates through the development of nearly 30 low-energy homes.
People deciding whether to switch energy companies could be swayed by news that wind farm development could create thousands of new jobs.
Over 150 MPs have backed a campaign to increase the UK's commitment to solar power, partly to reduce the impact of price rises from energy suppliers.
If the impact of price rises from energy suppliers is being reduced through efficiency measures, commercial landlords could charge higher rental premiums, according to a new study.
Residents in Middlewich, Cheshire, some of whom may have decided to compare energy companies' prices, are opposing an energy-from-waste (EfW) plant in their area.
Oil giant BP has claimed that cutting 620 jobs from its solar power business will benefit customers looking to compare energy companies' prices.
Delays in the roll-out of smart meters could convince more homeowners to compare energy prices and switch companies in pursuit of cheaper rates, reports Reuters.
Homeowners could have better access to cheap energy as the result of a European Union (EU) ruling regarding efficiency in domestic appliances.
Customers looking to switch energy companies may be interested to learn that consumption could fall in the coming months in response to the recession.
The chief executive of UK Coal has called for supplies of the fossil fuel to be more actively safeguarded so that domestic and business energy supplies can be maintained.
Customers should compare energy prices from different companies and make a switch to potentially save several hundred pounds, reports Saga.
E.On has launched a new online tariff designed to encourage more people to switch energy companies and sign up with the firm.
Homeowners looking to compare energy prices in search of the best deal may welcome new efficiency proposals from Greenpeace.
A new Scottish programme designed to help reduce the impact of steep prices from energy suppliers has been welcomed by several organisations.