Thousands of households now eligible for cold weather payments as freezing temperatures and snow hits the UK
Around 4,000 households in Scotland are among the first to be paid cold weather payments this winter but this could rise as the freezing weather continues.
The Renewable Energy Association has launched a review into the future of bioenergy and is seeking views on its potential
Subsidies for coal, oil and gas are not falling despite EU pledges to tackle climate change.
Energy bills could soon rise by up to £100 a year as regulators are expected to announce a significant hike to the price cap on default gas and electricity tariffs, just weeks after its introduction.
A mere five years ago rising numbers of U.K. independent energy suppliers were hailed as upstarts bringing much needed competition to the British energy supply market.