Category: Consumer affairs

Energy price inflation: how the UK and EU could fight it

What can be done about rising prices – and would nationalising gas and electricity firms help?Governments across Europe have been funding relief measures to help people with energy and petrol bills. The UK announced a £15bn package in May, largely in t…

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Is net zero really to blame for soaring energy bills in Great Britain?

Despite frequent claims in rightwing media, green levies make up fraction of bills and renewables are reducing costsA wave of recent rightwing commentary has attempted to blame the gas crisis variously on Greta Thunberg, “the state”, “green regulations…

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Is net zero really to blame for soaring energy bills in Great Britain?

Despite frequent claims in rightwing media, green levies make up fraction of bills and renewables are reducing costsA wave of recent rightwing commentary has attempted to blame the gas crisis variously on Greta Thunberg, “the state”, “green regulations…

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Solar panels: how to fix your energy bills while the sun shines

Demand goes through the roof as struggling British households try to tackle soaring electricity pricesBritish households are racing to install roof-top solar electricity panels amid huge energy price rises, with installers saying demand has “exploded”….

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Solar panels: how to fix your energy bills while the sun shines

Demand goes through the roof as struggling British households try to tackle soaring electricity pricesBritish households are racing to install roof-top solar electricity panels amid huge energy price rises, with installers saying demand has “exploded”….

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Solar panels: how to fix your energy bills while the sun shines

Demand goes through the roof as struggling British households try to tackle soaring electricity pricesBritish households are racing to install roof-top solar electricity panels amid huge energy price rises, with installers saying demand has “exploded”….

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‘It’s hot’: UK interest in solar power heats up as energy bills soar

Boom clouded by supply chain disruption, a fragmented industry as well as ethical issues“It’s hot,” says Steve Springett, a director of the renewable energy brand Egg, cheerily assessing the solar market. “There’s two key factors: people are understand…

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