24th March 2015
Electric car manufacturers Tesla Motors are rumoured to be working on an innovative home battery system
15th December 2014
Green energy campaigners have forced the UK government to release data showing that householders are likely to see their power bills rise by an average of £250 in the next 15 years to pay for the switch to greater use of renewable power.
11th December 2014
A website aimed at the UK’s over-50s has shone the spotlight on the possibilities and benefits of smart home technology.
10th December 2014
About 10 per cent of people who move house miss out on money owed to them when they fail to tell their energy suppliers of the relocation and provide final meter readings.
10th December 2014
A big slab of money for cash grants to help people improve the heat and energy efficiency of their homes was released this morning – but many were expecting the fund to run dry within hours.
4th December 2014
Energy industry regulator Ofgem has ordered British Gas to pay £11.1million, after finding that it missed targets for helping people insulate their homes.
14th November 2014
White goods manufacturers are hoping that a new generation of components will help them address concerns over the battery life of new ‘smart’ control systems, which are cited as one major factor holding back growth in their use.
4th November 2014
A new device which turns household electrical devices on and off depending on electricity wholesale prices could help consumers make big savings on their energy bills, it has been claimed.
29th October 2014
A top boss at a washing machine manufacturing giant has confessed that his company doesn’t really know whether the world is ready for the benefits offered by ‘smart’ technology.
28th October 2014
Despite the UK facing a narrowing gap between expected supplies and demand for power this winter, the company which operates the supply system has assured consumers that supplies are strong, and it has contingency plans to help keep the lights on.