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2012-02-09 08:12:00

DALTON, England, February 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A North Yorkshire-based expert in home heating has issued five tips to help householders keep warm during the current cold snap. Michael Wood, who is an expert in expense reduction analysis, believes that six out of ten UK householders pay around 30 per cent too much for their electricity, and that around 10 per cent of their yearly spend will be caused by the current cold weather. "Part of the problem is that...

2008-09-26 06:00:29

By BEN BAILEY AN ENERGY watchdog has accused one of Scotland's largest energy companies of "discriminating" against elderly people, after it was revealed that it is raising off-peak prices faster than on-peak. Figures released by Energy Watch show that, in the past two years, Scottish & Southern Energy, which has more than a million Scottish customers, has increased its Economy 7, off-peak energy prices by 49 per cent, compared with a 47 per cent rise in standard electricity tariffs....