electricity

What could a proposed 23% reduction in electricity costs mean for heating systems?

As the UK moves towards a general election, both the opposition party and current UK government are viewing energy costs as a weapon that can be used to attract electoral ballots. Both parties are reviewing their approach to truncating domestic and commercial energy costs. The current opposition party has made public proposals to reduce electrical […]

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New research reveals that the UK has the third highest price increase for electricity worldwide

New research by BOXT has looked at Government information on electricity and gas prices over the past five years to analyse the impact of the worsening cost of living worldwide and found which countries have had the biggest year-on-year increase.  Top 10 countries with the biggest electricity bill price increase: Rank Country 5 year difference […]

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Why are electricity prices four times more expensive than gas?

The ECA has called for the next leader of the Conservative Party to transform the way energy is taxed, to make sure Net Zero energy sources are incentivised, and consumers’ bills are reduced. ECA, which represents 3,000 Member businesses in the electrical and engineering services sector, has made three immediate proposals for the next Prime […]

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Vampire electronics are costing households £110 a year

New research by British Gas has revealed that Brits could save 23% on their electricity bills each year by switching off their vampire electronics, those that continue to drain power when left on standby. With the average annual electricity bill currently at £474.44, Brits could in fact save an average of £110 per household per […]

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ECA calls for urgent energy price reform

Engineering services trade body ECA has warmly welcomed the urgent reform of electricity pricing recommended by The Climate Change Committee. The latest CCC report to Parliament recommends that future energy pricing must remove current fiscal disincentives to electrification, boosting the deployment and use of low carbon electrical energy across the UK. The CCC report also […]

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