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Energy Price Cap is to rise by £693

Ofgem, the energy regulator, has today announced that the energy price cap is to rise by £693.The 54% increase, coming into effect in April, will result in energy bills increasing to £1,971 a year and affect around 22 million customers on standard tariffs.In an Ofgem energy price cap press release, Jonathan Brearley, chief executive of

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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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Additional Funding for Residents

Although there are government-funded energy discounts available to help during the winter months, there is also additional funding for residents, particularly those households most vulnerable and struggling with the rising cost of living.Auriga, based in the West Midlands, work with organisations to support their customers in vulnerable circumstances have partnered with the British Gas Energy Trust to

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Heat Pumps – An alternative to gas boilers

On Tuesday, the government announced plans to subsidise the installation of low-carbon heat pumps as an alternative to gas boilers.From April 2022, £450m will be allocated, with 90,000 households in England and Wales receiving £5,000 grants to help them make the switch.The government has set itself a target of installing 600,000 heat pumps a year

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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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