The energy regulator, Ofgem has proposed an energy bill price cap of £1,136 a year for “typical usage.” It’s calculated that the cap will save around 11 million households on default deals about £75 on average, although the amount households could save will depend on their usage and supplier. The planned cap will be confirmed…

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More than 5,500 UK churches have put their faith in renewable energy – with church leaders encouraging more faith premises with charitable status to follow suit for their own buildings. Fifteen Anglican cathedrals – including Bristol, , Sheffield and Salisbury – are among the buildings already using 100% green electricity tariffs. Places of worship that…

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Britain has a ‘golden opportunity’ to switch to renewable energy sources without increasing the cost to consumers, a national commission has revealed. People often assume that moving to renewable energy sources such as wind and solar power would lead to energy prices increasing. However, a new report from the National Infrastructure Commission has found that…

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Global investment in renewable energy shot up last year, far outstripping investment in fossil fuels, according to a UN report. As the price of clean energy technology plummets, it has become an increasingly attractive prospect for world governments. China was by far the world’s largest investor in renewable energy in 2017, accounting for nearly half…

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A new World Health Organisation reveals that globally, air pollution kills at least 9 million people and costs trillions of dollars every year. There are at least 300 deaths in Bristol each year attributable to air pollution, and pollution levels are often at their highest levels outside schools and nurseries. The government is moving to…

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