Energy crisis

Don’t Pay UK says energy bills strike will not take place on October 1
Activism

Don’t Pay UK says energy bills strike will not take place on October 1

Don’t Pay UK has confirmed the strike is not taking place and will only happen when one million people pledge to take part

Why fracking won’t make your energy bills cheaper anytime soon
Fracking

Why fracking won’t make your energy bills cheaper anytime soon

Fracking will resume in the UK as part of prime minister Liz Truss’s plans to lower energy bills. The problem is, it won’t lower bills. Here’s why

How will the energy bill freeze work, and how will it affect me?
Energy crisis

How will the energy bill freeze work, and how will it affect me?

An energy bill freeze will be introduced to help people with the spiralling cost of living. Here’s what we know about the scheme so far.

Jacob Rees-Mogg is in charge of climate strategy. Here’s what he’s said about the climate crisis
Climate crisis

Jacob Rees-Mogg is in charge of climate strategy. Here’s what he’s said about the climate crisis

As the energy price cap is announced, where is the government? We investigate
Cost of living crisis

As the energy price cap is announced, where is the government? We investigate

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Warm This Winter: Charities form campaign group to fight cost of living crisis
Energy crisis

Warm This Winter: Charities form campaign group to fight cost of living crisis

8 DIY tips to keep your home warm for less as energy bills rise
Energy bills

8 DIY tips to keep your home warm for less as energy bills rise

British Gas pledge to help customers is a mere ‘drop in the ocean’ say fuel poverty campaigners
Energy bills

British Gas pledge to help customers is a mere ‘drop in the ocean’ say fuel poverty campaigners

Scotland’s new wind farm could reduce energy bills
Energy crisis

Scotland’s new wind farm could reduce energy bills

Labour MP demands government supports small businesses with skyrocketing energy bills
Social Justice

Labour MP demands government supports small businesses with skyrocketing energy bills

Revealed: The areas set to be hit hardest by soaring energy bills
Energy bills

Revealed: The areas set to be hit hardest by soaring energy bills

Vulnerable smart meter customers could be forced onto prepayment as energy bills soar
Energy bills

Vulnerable smart meter customers could be forced onto prepayment as energy bills soar

Cafes, pubs and restaurants are already being hammered by sky-high energy bills
Energy

Cafes, pubs and restaurants are already being hammered by sky-high energy bills

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Oil giants Shell and BP have been handed £700m of taxpayer cash despite bumper profits
Energy crisis

Oil giants Shell and BP have been handed £700m of taxpayer cash despite bumper profits

‘What a load of bull’: Martin Lewis rubbishes claims government can’t act on energy bills crisis
Energy bills

‘What a load of bull’: Martin Lewis rubbishes claims government can’t act on energy bills crisis

Four reasons why net zero is a solution – not a problem – for the energy crisis
Net zero

Four reasons why net zero is a solution – not a problem – for the energy crisis

Five ways the cost of living is rising – and how to get help if you’re struggling
Cost of living crisis

Five ways the cost of living is rising – and how to get help if you’re struggling

‘Simply inhumane’: Charities slam switch to quarterly energy price cap with bills set to hit £4,000
Energy crisis

‘Simply inhumane’: Charities slam switch to quarterly energy price cap with bills set to hit £4,000

Energy prices: What is the windfall tax on energy companies in the UK?
Cost of living crisis

Energy prices: What is the windfall tax on energy companies in the UK?

Exclusive: Energy firms are forcing thousands of customers onto prepayment meters as bills soar
Cost of living crisis

Exclusive: Energy firms are forcing thousands of customers onto prepayment meters as bills soar

Britain needs a proper solution to the energy crisis before it’s too late
Paul McNamee

Britain needs a proper solution to the energy crisis before it’s too late

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These artists are turning their street into a solar power station
Climate activism

These artists are turning their street into a solar power station

#DonateTheRebate campaign urges those more well off to donate their £400 energy grant
Cost of living crisis

#DonateTheRebate campaign urges those more well off to donate their £400 energy grant

How to keep cooking and hot water costs down if the energy crisis has increased your bill
Cost of living crisis

How to keep cooking and hot water costs down if the energy crisis has increased your bill

Martin Lewis grills chancellor Rishi Sunak on why some people won’t get additional cost of living support
Cost of living crisis

Martin Lewis grills chancellor Rishi Sunak on why some people won’t get additional cost of living support

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