Confirmation that people tackling prices from energy suppliers by generating their own electricity will receive feed-in tariffs of around £900 has been welcomed by the Energy Saving Trust (EST).
While many people may be looking to compare energy prices in search of the cheapest rates, homeowners are spending more on efficiency, new research suggests.
In order to enable more people to switch energy to renewable sources there needs to be greater support for such initiatives from local authorities, says the Renewable Energy Centre.co.uk.
Permission has been granted for company Clean Coal to conduct a drilling operation in Swansea Bay to find underwater coal seams that could help tackle prices from energy suppliers.
The lack of cheap energy rates available from energy suppliers is to be tackled using a boiler scrappage scheme, the chancellor, Alistair Darling, has announced in his pre-Budget report.
Businesses in Scotland could find they are soon able to switch energy sources as the chancellor, Alistair Darling, has pledged £50 million for offshore wind development in his pre-Budget report.
In a move that could help tackle high prices from energy suppliers, the European Commission (EC) is to award £262 million for UK wind farms and carbon capture and storage facilities (CCS).
The Scottish government is to receive advice from energy companies on issues such as how to switch energy practices to reach its climate change targets.
Homeowners looking to compare energy rates and pursue cleaner sources could be interested by news that ground source heat pumps could become widespread by 2020.
In a move that could help tackle high prices from energy suppliers, the UK has become one of nine European nations to agree to develop a wind electricity grid in the North and Irish seas.
Pensioners living in Exmouth should send a Christmas card to their MP, Hugo Swire, to appeal to him to do more to tackle high prices from energy suppliers, says a charity head.
Staff and students at the University of Edinburgh are taking part in the 10:10 environmental campaign, which includes tackling prices from energy suppliers.
Around 500 homeowners around the UK will find they are able to switch energy practices by participating in a £4 million scheme to investigate the best ways to fund domestic efficiency.
Demands from regulator Ofgem for cheap energy rates have been met with a response from energy suppliers who say their profits have been exaggerated and price cuts cannot be justified.
Energy suppliers have been told to pass on cuts in wholesale gas prices to consumers in the form of cheap energy prices, it has been revealed.
This week sees the much-anticipated international summit on climate change in Copenhagen, which could have a big influence on the availability of cheap energy prices in the future.
Questions have been raised over government plans to introduce smart meters across the country with critics arguing they may not provide cheap energy to consumers.