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
Solar panel earnings to be halved from February – are they still worth it?
The Government is to slash the amount you can earn from solar panels by more than half from February 2016
17 December 2015
The amount you can earn from solar panels drops today - are they still worth it?
They cut your electricity bill and pay you for generating too – but the amount you earn drops today. Are they worth it?
1 July 2015
Beware dodgy insulation sales tactics, warns OFT
Some energy efficiency firms use high pressure sales tactics and carry out poor installations, says the OFT
10 January 2013
Solar homes in clear as Government loses subsidy bid
The Supreme Court has refused the Government permission to appeal against a ruling its solar subsidy cuts were unfair
23 March 2012
Solar panel subsidies may fall further, Government says
The Government has proposed an even greater slashing of solar panel subsidies, as it confirmed the first cut will happen from next month
9 February 2012
Government loses appeal over solar subsidy cuts
Homeowners who install solar panels before 3 March will get higher payments, after a Government appeal was rejected
25 January 2012
'Why the solar subsidy cuts are so damaging'
Charity Friends of the Earth explains why it's such a critic of government plans to cut solar benefits at short notice
20 January 2012
Government to appeal High Court solar ruling which said subsidy cuts are 'legally flawed'
The Department for Energy and Climate Change will lodge an appeal tomorrow, which is the deadline to do so
3 January 2012
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Martin Lewis: Enough is enough - the Government must include protection against scam ads in its Online Safety Bill18 October 2021The MoneySavingExpert and Money and Mental Health Policy Institute founder warned during an evidence session that some take their own lives after being scammed and more needs to be done to protect them.
Government app to be launched next year, allowing Brits to access free school meals and change their driving licence details in one place18 October 2021The Government has unveiled plans to launch an app that will allow users to access Gov.uk services all in one place. The new app will allow users to look up information and apply for different Government features through one account.
18 October 2021GOTO Energy, which has about 22,000 household customers, has become the latest energy provider to cease trading – meaning a total of 13 suppliers have gone bust in the past six weeks.
18 October 2021The UK consumer watchdog is to take court action against Teletext Holidays and Alpharooms over the travel companies failure to fully refund customers for holidays cancelled during the Covid-19 pandemic.
18 October 2021Shoppers in the UK can now use Klarna to pay for items in full, immediately when shopping online. It's a shake-up to the buy now, pay later service, which until now, only enabled users to delay payments or to split repayments into instalments.
21 September 2021There are more myths and misunderstandings about student finance than any other subject. So in this blog is my updated 2021/22 version of the must knows, with links to far more info.
14 September 2021Update September 2017: It’s eight years since I first braved this subject, expecting a snowstorm of protest. Instead, year after year more join in, like Julia who recently tweeted me, “@MartinSLewis, finally took your advice and told my family I can’t afford Christmas presents. What a weight off my mind. Thank you.” One year even the Archbishop of...
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