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London undergoing renewable refit for energy efficiency

Inefficient public buildings in London are to receive a £100 million fund to make them more energy efficient, which will help reduce carbon emissions and save on fuel bills. London’s mayor Boris Johnson announced that the low-cost loans will be available to hospitals, schools and libraries, through the RE-FIT programme. The scheme will support the…

Door opens for renewable energy as government gets 2020 target wrong

You could be paying at least £300 a year more in energy bills by 2020. Ben Moxham, senior advisor on energy and environment for Downing Street, believes the government has misjudged the savings that can be achieved through energy efficiency. The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) announced that any rise in household bills…

UK energy consumption at an all time high

UK homeowners are using more energy than ever before, as discovered with figures from the Office of National Statistics. In fact, our consumption rate has increased by 18% since 1970 with a bigger population and more household appliances requiring gas and electricity to run. But while energy consumption has actually decreased by 13% per household,…