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Implications the Russia-Ukraine hostility could have on the UK energy market

Back in June last year, when Ukraine caused a stir in Russia after unveiling its Euro 2020 football kit, little did we realise the implications the Russia-Ukraine hostility could have on the UK energy market.   Ukraine’s football kit The Ukraine football kit, released days before the tournament, incorporated a border map that included Crimea,

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Net Zero or Zero Carbon?

Land reformer, Andy Wightman, raised the issue of net zero or zero carbon whilst highlighting the number of large companies buying land in Scotland to offset their carbon emissions.Companies, who are investing in thousands of acres of land, often peatland, with the intention of planting trees to achieve net zero have been called ‘green lairds’.Opinion

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Should VAT on gas and electricity be cut?

Households have been warned that they face an energy bill ‘double whammy’ this year. The expected big rise in April and October, has raised the question, should VAT on gas and electricity be cut? Prices risingIn December, Dame Clare Moriarty, Citizens Advice Chief Executive, said: “Energy customers are facing a multibillion-pound bill, in large part because

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Households Face a Big Rise in Energy Bills

Damming analysis from retail energy advisors, BFY Group has warned that households face a big rise in energy bills in April.The report, commissioned by Citizens Advice concludes that “Ofgem allowed unfit and unsustainable energy companies to trade with little penalty.”Wholesale gas prices may have steadied recently, but with more supplier failures expected, it’s difficult for

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Fuel Poverty

Over four million households are estimated to be living in fuel poverty in the UK and are unable to afford to heat their home to an adequate temperature.The three main fuel poverty contributors to are:Low incomePoorly insulated homesHigh fuel pricesIt is reported that the latest energy price cap from 1st October 2021 will result in

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Government Funded Energy Discounts

We’re in an energy crisis, the Ofgem price cap has just increased and winter is just around the corner. For some, there are short-term options via government funded discounts.However, even for those not entitled to claim Warm Home Discount, Winter fuel Payment or Cold Weather Payment, it is important that you do all that you can

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