Homeowners could be convinced to switch energy practices using a new tool available from Ebico that could help reduce energy usage now that the clocks have gone back.
Ken Clarke, the shadow business secretary, has retracted comments he made recently about wind farms being 'unsuitable' for Britain as a way of reducing prices for energy suppliers.
Almost half of Britain's homeowners would be happy to switch energy rates for higher prices if they could live in efficient properties as a result, a new survey has revealed.
Cheaper rates from energy suppliers will be pursued for government buildings through an investment of £20 million.
Cheap energy rates for businesses and homes alike could be accessed through a £6 million fund that has been allocated to research geothermal energy in the UK.
Choosing to compare energy companies and switching to better deals could save consumers money, but half of homeowners have not considered the option.
Homeowners living in Merton in south-west London may be encouraged to switch energy companies if they choose to borrow an Owl smart meter.
The UK needs to compare energy policies and commit more resources to redeveloping a nuclear infrastructure, according to business body the CBI.
With both business energy and domestic costs rising, the latest government projections suggest 25 per cent of UK homeowners could be living in fuel poverty this year.
More homeowners could find they can switch energy sources for a cleaner supply following news that government research is to address aviation issues concerning turbine development.
The lack of cheap energy rates is resulting in an increase of nearly 50 per cent in the number of people approaching the Citizens Advice Bureau (Cab) with debt problems.
Following a study to compare energy policies that could offer the best way to reduce fuel poverty, the Audit Commission has recommended stopping winter fuel payments.
A group of teenagers appointed Climate Change Champions by the Assembly government in Wales are to help families pursue cheap energy rates.
Reducing domestic water consumption could help lower bills from energy suppliers as around £200 of the average annual gas bill is accounted for by heating water.
People keen to switch energy sources could be pleased to hear that the British Wind Energy Association (BWEA) says UK wind farms can now power 2.3 million homes.