Colchester in Essex is pursuing cheap energy prices and lower emissions by cultivating an image as one of the UK's greenest towns, reports the Colchester Gazette.
New regulations being proposed to help tackle price rises from energy suppliers could increase costs when the construction industry is already struggling, say experts.
The head of EDF, the company that will be leading nuclear redevelopment in a bid to safeguard the UK's cheap energy future, has called for more government support.
Homeowners thinking of switching gas and electricity suppliers in pursuit of cheap energy could consider using fewer electrical items in the home, reports the Guardian.
A greater number of homeowners are switching energy priorities to thoughts of efficiency, as the move could both save money and increase the value of a property.
Wales has announced plans to ensure its energy suppliers are all producing power from renewable sources within 20 years, according to the Guardian.
Councillors in South Hams, Devon, have lent their support to a bill designed to tackle high prices from energy suppliers that was originally put forward by a Liberal Democrat MP.
Homeowners across the country could find they can access cheap energy on the internet as the result of a new online tariff from British Gas, reports the Daily Mail.
People considering switching gas and electricity companies could also pursue cheaper energy by doing basic DIY around the home, reports lowcarboneconomy.com.
Companies in the UK have criticised a European Union (EU) plan to force buildings to switch energy generation to on-site facilities by 2019, reports building.co.uk.
Scottish and Southern, which has recently moved to offer cheaper energy to customers, has called for a rival to be investigated by competition authorities.
A planned combined heat and power (CHP) energy plant in Chilton, County Durham, could help local residents tackle high prices from energy suppliers.
Although the recent price cut from British Gas may have appealed to people looking to switch energy companies, consumer body Which? has been more critical.
Homeowners looking to switch gas and electricity companies could be interested in news that the Glasgow Housing Association (GHA) is planning a new efficient home.
High prices from energy suppliers are being tackled for elderly residents of a Berkshire sheltered housing development through efficiency and green heating, reports 24dash.com.