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SSE & npower merger: why turning the Big Six into the Big Five is a bad idea

This week we heard that SSE and npower are in talks to merge their domestic energy supply businesses. ...
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Why green energy is also now cheap energy

New figures show that renewable energy costs much less than most people think. And that’s great news f...
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Smart meters sound good, but what do you need to know?

Smart meters for monitoring your gas and electric usage are a great idea. But what are they and do you...
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How a giant cow’s stomach can boil your kettle

Green energy can come from all sorts of weird and wonderful sources. Take anaerobic digestion, which m...
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Pro-gas-tination: get to know Project Nexus

Project Nexus - a BIG upgrade to the UK gas industry - starts today! We've explained what's happening ...
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The end of fossil fuels? Solar, storage and 'The Switch'

Award-winning author Chris Goodall told us about the most exciting technological developments in renew...
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7 super cool solar videos

We just can't get enough of the sun. It's awesome.
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Drake and Bulb - a match made in hydro heaven

Our flow’s like Drake’s: reliable, always fresh and independently sourced.
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Fossil fuel subsidies exceed £10.2 BILLION a DAY

Even after these subsidies, dinosaurs aren't a cheap way to power our countries. There has to be a bet...
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