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Confused.com's gas & electricity best-buy table

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No one wants to pay over the odds for their gas and electricity. Check our energy best-buy table to compare cheap gas and electricity suppliers.

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One in 10 households are fuel poor

  •  12 Jun, 2014
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Around 10% of families in England struggle to pay their gas and electricity bills, according to official data.

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Plan for zero-carbon homes revealed

  •  05 Jun, 2014
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Renewable energy experts have criticised Government plans to water down a move to make all new-build homes "zero-carbon".

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Energy users fail to look for cheapest deals

  •  23 Apr, 2014
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High energy bills are putting pressure on people's finances but half of users fail to shop around for the best deal, says industry regulator Ofgem.

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Thousands benefit from green homes

  •  24 Mar, 2014
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Over half a million households have taken advantage of the Green Deal or Energy Company Obligation (ECO) schemes so far.

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Older UK homes wasting energy

  •  22 Jan, 2014
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"Old and draughty" homes which waste gas and electricity are to blame for high energy bills in the UK, according to npower.

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Minister defends green deal policy

  •  17 Jan, 2014
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A flagship government energy project to cut household and business energy bills will hit its target ten years late, a Labour MP has claimed.

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Npower most complained-about energy firm

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New figures show npower remains the most complained-about gas and electricity supplier in the UK, with a 25 per cent rise in customer gripes.

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Energy firm overcharging'‘costs us £50 each a year'

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Labour claims that consumers are losing out because energy companies buy overpriced electricity from their own subsidiaries.

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Couples' tempers flare over heating

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More than half of UK families argue about their home's temperature resulting in many spending time in different rooms, according to new research.

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