The Archbishop recently said that the wave of energy price hikes seems "inexplicable"
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Friday 24 April 2009
Thursday 02 April 2009
Tuesday 31 March 2009
Tuesday 24 March 2009
Energy bills are set to fall for up to 10 million households after Ofgem demanded the Big Six suppliers end "unjustified pricing" for electricity and gas. The regulator said yesterday that the energy industry would have to justify all above-average charges on the basis of their costs, which should lower prices for prepayment and electricity customers.
Thursday 12 February 2009
Millions of households could be on track for lower energy bills as the last four of the big six suppliers pledged to follow the lead of British Gas and Scottish & Southern (SSE).
Thursday 29 January 2009
Hundreds of fresh job losses were announced today when power firm E.ON told staff it was axing 450 posts.
Sunday 25 January 2009
Crunch talks on the UK's nuclear rollout programme will take place on Tuesday.
Saturday 20 December 2008
Q. I bought travel insurance through Moneysupermarket.com. They took my money, but sent only one page of information, providing no contact details, or the name of the underwriters. When I broke my teeth in Croatia, I was refused help as there was an excess of £75 that I had not been told about. I want my premium returned. OK, Manchester.
Sunday 14 December 2008
Should we be doffing our caps with apologies to Arthur Scargill? The miners' union warhorse has been warning for decades that Britain needs a joined-up energy policy and that we are heading for an almighty energy crisis, one which threatens to be as damaging as those in the 1970s.
Friday 12 December 2008
Monday 01 December 2008
The UK must cut its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 34 per cent by 2020, the committee set up to advise the Government on climate change recommended today.
Saturday 29 November 2008
Q. I am one of many Bradford & Bingley shareholders who have lost out through the company's nationalisation. I received 250 free shares, and when asked to contribute to the rights issue paid nearly £200, only to see it wiped out in the nationalisation two months later. I am unhappy with the behaviour of the directors and auditors responsible for the rights issue. The rights issue was made on the basis that the company was a going concern. But it now seems it was not a going concern at the date of the rights issue. The public does not have the same access to information as the directors and auditors, and we could not make a reasonable judgement on the value of the shares. Do shareholders have a valid claim against the directors and auditors? CM, by email.
Friday 28 November 2008
Up to 30,000 climate refugees could be created if plans to build a new coal-fired power station go ahead, a report claimed today.
Sunday 23 November 2008
Thursday 06 November 2008
Hopes for further expansion of gas storage facilities needed to help the UK weather the vagaries of global energy markets received a blow yesterday when two projects suffered serious setbacks.
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