A new data centre being built in Scotland could inspire local homes and businesses to compare energy prices as it may get its power from renewable sources.
The Conservatives have pledged to help consumers pursue cheap energy rates by providing up to £6,500 per home to enable people to make their properties more energy-efficient.
Corporate hopes to reduce business energy costs by using nuclear power could be dampened by news that nuclear redevelopment is likely to be delayed, reports the BBC.
Many homeowners could be looking forward to the opportunity to switch energy practices using smart meters and now energy firms have agreed to supply monitors as well.
The government has urged schools throughout England to pursue cheap energy rates in order to safeguard the jobs of their teaching staff, reports the BBC.
Customers looking to compare energy deals could be interested to hear that British Gas is offering a text and online meter reading service on some of its tariffs.
High prices from energy suppliers resulted in a 49 per cent year-on-year increase in the number of winter deaths between December 2008 and March this year, new research reveals.
The development of new nuclear reactors in the UK could enable consumers to compare energy sources more easily, but construction jobs may end up going to US workers.
The Tories are expected to announce they will substantially reduce the emissions of government buildings if they win power and in the process potentially lower prices from energy suppliers.
While many people may be looking to reduce the impact of prices from energy suppliers, a new report suggests the UK lacks the necessary skills to produce a low-carbon economy.
More people could switch energy companies with news that the European Union (EU) has given funds of around £180 million to a carbon capture and storage (CCS) plant in Hatfield.
Smart meter legislation needs to be introduced before the next general election to enable people to compare energy practices, according to the head of the Energy Retail Association (ERA).