Category: UK news

‘My new solar panels and batteries should save me £1,600 this year’

More Britons are making their homes greener and cutting bills – here’s how the costs add upHow would you like to be able to power two electric cars, cover most of the electricity for your greener home, and still save £150 a month on your electricity bi…

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Keir Starmer’s five missions reveal a man serious about being prime minister | Polly Toynbee

We are seeing a leader emerge who doesn’t promise quick fixes, but is committed to the long-term revival of broken BritainAside from being 28% ahead in the polls, a sure sign that a party is on the threshold of power, is its leader receiving a ferociou…

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Call to cut UK subsidies as Drax power station profits nearly double

Critics say power generator would make loss without public support as firm boosts dividend after 84% rise in profits to £731mMinisters are under pressure to cut subsidies to the operator of Britain’s biggest power station after it reported an 84% incre…

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ScottishPower reports retail loss as consumers cut back on energy use

Renewable energy generator said underlying group profits were helped by windy conditions last yearProfits for ScottishPower, the renewable energy generator, were improved by windy conditions last year – but the supplier took a hit as Britons cut back o…

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UK’s £450m boiler upgrade scheme is failing to deliver

Only a third of low-carbon heating scheme’s annual budget has been used since launch in May 2022A scheme to encourage UK households to upgrade their gas boilers to heat pumps and other low-carbon alternatives is failing to deliver after suffering a “di…

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