Energy regulator Ofgem is proposing to cut consumers’ bills by £45 a year from 2021, largely by reducing the rate of returns to investors.
An EU deal to slowly phase out coal subsidies is “completely inconsistent” with the bloc’s Paris climate agreement commitments, analysts say.
Towns and cities are being plunged into darkness as councils turn off street lights to save money.
Last week OneSelect became the eighth energy minnow to go bust in 2018, leaving its 36,000 customers in limbo.
Temperature readings for cold weather payments are taken from nearby weather stations, but in some cases they could be miles away from where you live
Retailers and producers of packaging will be forced to pay the full cost of collecting and recycling it under the government’s new waste strategy.
Two of Britain’s biggest energy suppliers have scrapped their planned merger, blaming the government’s price cap and tough competition for rendering the proposed new company unviable.