The Week in Energy & Environment 28/11/2018

Research shows almost all farmers have taken environmental measures

Almost all farmers in the UK have measures in place to drive environmental improvements, with two-thirds planning further investment, according to new research.


British Gas owner to take £70m hit from price cap

The new cap on energy bills is set to cost British Gas’s owner Centrica £70m in the first quarter of 2019, the company has said.


Swap gas boilers for hydrogen or miss emission targets, UK told

Households need electric and hydrogen hybrid boilers sooner rather than later, climate advisers warn.


UK “Energy Revolution” Could Result In Two-Tier Economy

A new study published on Monday has revealed that businesses and families in London and Scotland are better placed to take advantage of the so-called “energy revolution” underway in the United Kingdom, but residents of the North of England and the East Midlands lag further behind.


ScotRail hits environmental targets

ScotRail have hit environmental targets set by the government to reduce energy and carbon in the bid to create a sustainable railway.


Smart meter roll out could cost households an extra £100 and means homeowners won’t feel the benefit for five years

The government’s smart meter roll out is in chaos and could end up costing every British household £100 more than first expected, spending watchdogs have said.


British Gas is losing nearly 100,000 customers a month as households ditch ‘rip-off’ tariffs

British Gas has admitted it is losing household customers at a rate of nearly 100,000 a month as people switch from rip-off tariffs.


Energy company apologises for bill mix up

An energy supplier has apologised to all 100,000 of its customers after it sent out bills that were too high.


 


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