UK energy-saving efforts collapse after government subsidy cuts

Only 10,000 upgrades such as loft insulation happen each month compared with 65,000 in 2014, report showsEfforts to end fuel poverty and energy waste by making the UK’s draughty homes more efficient have collapsed by almost 85%, according to new govern…

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New UK nuclear funding model could leave taxpayers liable

Ministers are expected to announce plans to bolster nuclear industry this weekThe government will set out plans to resuscitate the UK’s struggling nuclear ambitions with a new scheme which would leave taxpayers liable for rising costs or delays.The fun…

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Water firms rapped on knuckles by regulator over bill-hike plans

Ofwat concerned over plans to charge ‘significantly’ more to cover utilities’ day-to-day costsWater companies have been rapped on the knuckles over plans to charge customers “significantly” more to cover their day-to-day costs from next year.The water …

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