Household gas and electricity bills aren’t the only way that expensive energy hits your budget.
To achieve low or even no electricity bills, there are three areas owners of home solar systems should focus on getting right.
Steelmaking with green hydrogen is now a less expensive prospect relative to alternatives.
The cap prevents energy retailers from making excessive profits, but places no restrictions on other parts of the supply chain.
Rising temperatures — and inflation — are increasing household energy bills. Many Canadians are struggling to meet their basic energy needs.
Almost 8 million Aussie homes lack sufficient insulation, use sub-par heating and cooling equipment, or are badly designed. These homes account for 18% of Australia’s emissions.
Electricity is an essential service. Acting quickly is crucial to avoid households falling into hardship, and businesses closing their doors.
Australian policy is increasingly focused on what’s known as ‘successful ageing’ – helping people feel satisfied, happier and healthier as they age. But for that, you need access to affordable energy.
Learn to avoid paying more than you need to – without having to put up with being cold.
Why recent calls for the UK to resuscitate shale gas exploration are for the birds.
New means of generating electricity need new energy markets.
As the UK heads into a recession, here are some simple - and cheap - tips to reduce utility bills and make less of an impact on the planet.
Centrally switching water heaters on and off at specific times can distribute the demand for electricity and lead to energy saving.
The federal government is primarily to blame for the mess that is Australia’s energy policy. It’s time for the states to step up, to reduce both prices and emissions.
Smart meters are being rolled out across Australia, offering the opportunity to share data with third parties who promise to help you find a cheaper deal. But this requires strong consumer protection.
Australians are angry about electricity prices and both the federal government and opposition are proposing to cap them. Will this approach work, and what are the risks?
Ontario Premier Doug Ford seems intent on dismantling the previous government’s energy strategy. But that may not protect consumers.
Energy justice is a social issue, and by leaving it up to vulnerable people to sort it out for themselves, we as a society risk making it even worse.
Households that are most likely to go solar are those that can afford solar panels, but aren’t so rich that they don’t have to worry about their electricity bill at all, says a survey of 8,000 homes.
You may already have a smart meter at home, which monitors your electricity use at 30-minute intervals. But until you can access that data yourself, you could be missing out on the best power deals.