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Martin Lewis: Energy price cap now due to rise by a 'horrid' 40%+ in April

Martin Lewis warned households to "do nothing" with their energy supply and not to switch in the tenth episode of The Martin Lewis Money Show.

3 December 2021

Households in England and Wales to be offered new £5,000 Government grant from April 2022 to help replace gas boilers with heat pumps

Brits wanting to fit a low-carbon heat pump in their homes in England and Wales could receive a £5,000 grant from the Government to help replace less efficient gas boilers from April 2022. The initiative is part of a £3.9 billion project to make all heating systems low carbon by 2035.

19 October 2021

Green energy tariffs to be investigated over concerns suppliers are exaggerating their environmental benefits

Ministers will consider whether energy firms need to provide clearer information to households about their green tariffs, including the type of renewable energy used, such as wind or solar, where the renewable power was generated and when.

15 August 2021

Solar panel power payments set to return – but how much you'll get and from when is unclear

Households with solar panels will be paid for excess electricity exported to the grid - but but it won't come in before April when the current scheme ends

8 January 2019

Government confirms end of payments for new solar panels

The Government has announced that it will end payments for any solar panels which are installed from April next year

19 December 2018

Bulb to hike energy prices by a whopping 11.1% - its third increase this year

Green energy supplier Bulb to hit hundreds of thousands of customers with a typical rise of £100+/yr

10 September 2018