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Full Energy Sector Probe Launched in The United Kingdom

Tuesday July 29, 2014

energy sector probeAs has been expected here at Love Energy Savings and among the entire energy sector for some time now, a full inquiry into the energy industry has been launched. It is hoped that this probe, an extension of the one initiated by Ofgem earlier in the year will help to reduce energy prices and improve levels of customer service dramatically.
Written by Charles Whitworth at 10:35

Save Instant Cash By Making Your Business More Energy Efficient

Wednesday July 23, 2014

energy efficient workplaceIn today’s environment businesses need to be savvy when it comes to saving money and one major way they can achieve this is by becoming more energy efficient. Not only will it save you money but any money saved can then be reinvested back into your business, enabling you to grow and progress. Here are a few practical ways you could become more energy efficient.
Written by Charles Whitworth at 16:42

National Grid Say Electricity Prices Could Double Over Next 20 Years

Tuesday July 22, 2014

The National Grid has stated that future increases in the price of electricity will most likely be attributed to the amount of coal fired power stations being closed across the country. In addition to this, the subsidising of wind farms is said to be a heavy burden on the energy industry.
Written by Charles Whitworth at 17:15

Fracking Should Be Allowed In National Parks Says EA Chief

Friday July 18, 2014

Oil and gas fracking poses a minimal risk to the environment and should be allowed to take place in Britain’s national parks, according to the outgoing head of the Environment Agency.
Written by Charles Whitworth at 16:32

Smart Energy GB & Bob Geldof Launch Smart Meter Campaign

Friday July 18, 2014

smart meters ukThe campaign to promote the government's programme to install smart meters in more than 25 million homes and commercial properties by the end of this decade launched this week. Spearheaded by Sir Bob Geldof, the campaign is the brainchild of Smart Energy GB (the body that was previously known as the Smart Meter Control Body).
Written by Charles Whitworth at 10:44

Which Suppliers Lead The Energy Best Buy Standings?

Thursday July 17, 2014

gas and electricity best buy standingsLove Energy Savings take a quick look at the Energy Best Buy standings for July 2014 to see who are the movers and shakers are at present.
Written by Charles Whitworth at 11:12

How The Ofgem Probe Will Change The Energy Market

Wednesday July 16, 2014

ofgem probeOfgem, the UK's energy regulator, has launched its Energy Supply Probe in a bid to investigate the UK's gas and electricity suppliers, to ensure this market is working well and offering a fair deal to consumers.
Written by Charles Whitworth at 12:37

Could a Biomass Boiler Save You Money on Your Energy Bills?

Tuesday July 15, 2014

renewable energy solutionsThere is a new kind of boiler available which could not only help you to save money, but to make money too. Biomass boilers are part of the renewable energy drive being encouraged and funded by the UK government and the savings you could make compared to your conventional boiler are quite phenomenal.
Written by Charles Whitworth at 12:08

The Merits of Using Energy Comparison Sites

Sunday July 13, 2014

merits of energy comparison sitesLove Energy Savings take a look at why specialist energy comparison websites could be a far more prudent choice when it comes to saving money on your gas and electricity bills.
Written by Charles Whitworth at 15:09

Government Accused Of Overpaying For Green Energy Contracts

Sunday July 13, 2014

compare green energyThe UK government has been criticised for spending approximately £16.6 billion on long-term green energy contracts, without seeking the best value for money.
Written by Charles Whitworth at 12:36

Could Solar Power Significantly Reduce Your Electricity Bills?

Friday July 11, 2014

compare electricityDespite growing in popularity, solar panels still have a reputation for being a costly luxury rather than a viable renewable energy source. The Love Energy team take a good look at the merits of solar power and how it could save you money on your home or business electricity…
Written by Charles Whitworth at 15:54

How Are The Smaller Energy Firms Taking On The Big Six?

Friday July 11, 2014

compare smaller business energy firmsThe Big Six - British Gas, EDF, E.ON, npower, Scottish Power, and SSE – provide energy to the vast majority of the UK. Their dominance has resulted in noncompetitive prices and a general lack of awareness amongst customers of the benefits of purchasing gas and electricity from smaller suppliers.
Written by Charles Whitworth at 14:34

Is Now The Time To Leave The Big Six?

Friday July 11, 2014

Big _6_LogosBritish Gas, EDF Energy, E.ON, npower, Scottish Power, and SSE have all been hit with a record number of complaints – 1.7 million, to be exact, which is a fifteen percent increase compared to the same period in 2013. According to figures released by consumer watchdog Which?, npower was tarred with the most complaints, averaging out at over 83 objections for every 1,000 customers.
Written by Love Energy Savings at 10:35

Small Energy Suppliers Continuing to Chip Away at Big Six

Wednesday July 9, 2014

compare smaller business energy firmsAs regular readers here at the Love Energy Savings News Centre will know, we are big advocators of the smaller energy suppliers. Whilst the Big Six are often the best solution for many home and business energy customers, the smaller firms can provide excellent solutions especially for those looking for bespoke packages or green options.
Written by Charles Whitworth at 16:51

Yorkshire Green Energy Project gets £238m Grant from EU

Wednesday July 9, 2014

Green Energy ProjectsThe White Rose project has now been confirmed to receive a development fund of £238m for its construction. The project will pump CO2 from the nearby Drax power plant under the North Sea reducing UK carbon emissions.
Written by Jon Stead at 11:23