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SSE boss says windfall tax may hinder progress on UK energy independence

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The chief executive of the energy supplier SSE has said a windfall tax could damage Britain’s progress on building up domestic sources of electricity and gas as he pledged £24bn of investment. Alistair Phillips-Davies...

Energy bills likely to rise by £800 in October, says Ofgem chief

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Ofgem is on course to raise the cap on household energy bills to about £2,800 in October, the regulator’s chief executive, Jonathan Brearley, has told MPs. The increase in the cap would push up the average annual bill...

Beer lovers face bottle shortage as rising energy costs hit UK breweries

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Beer drinkers could soon find it difficult to buy their favourite bottled beverage because of a shortage of glassware triggered by soaring energy costs, a food and drink wholesaler has warned. Suppliers are already ex...

Food and energy billionaires $453bn richer than two years ago, finds Oxfam

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The fortunes of food and energy billionaires have grown by $453bn over the past two years owing to soaring energy and commodity prices during the pandemic and Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine, a report by Oxfam has rev...

Keir Starmer: PM choosing to let people struggle by delaying energy windfall tax

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Keir Starmer has urged Boris Johnson to “make up his mind” and impose a windfall tax on North Sea energy firms, adding that the prime minister is “choosing to let people struggle” by delaying any further action. Durin...

Facturas de energía: struggling families forced to ‘seek refuge in McDonald’s’

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Families struggling to cope with energy bills are seeking shelter in McDonald’s, with one charity saying hard-pressed parents and children are spending their evenings in the fast food restaurants, relying on the facil...

Fiddling with the energy price cap is the tip of the iceberg. More needs to be done

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Great news, eh? The energy price cap will rise again in October and then there will be only another three months, rather than six, to wait until the next increase in bills. If that does not seem like an unalloyed bene...

Se insta al organismo de control a intervenir cuando los más pobres del Reino Unido cortan el suministro de energía

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Una organización benéfica de un banco de alimentos ha pedido que intervenga el organismo de control de la energía después de una serie de informes de familias sin dinero que se desconectaron a sí mismas del gas y la electricidad., dejándolos sin poder lavar la ropa, utilizar cocinas o...

National Grid to use subsea cable cash to help struggling energy users

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Households in Great Britain struggling with soaring energy bills are to benefit after National Grid agreed to bring forward a £200m payment to customers generated from its electricity cables to Europe. Under an agreem...

Avoid using gas as ‘transition’ fuel in move to clean energy, study urges

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Countries should move from coal to renewable energy without shifting to gas as a “transition” fuel to save money, as high gas prices and market volatility have made the fossil fuel an expensive option, analysis has fo...

‘Don’t tax energy giants – they invest in Britain’s future.’ Let’s drill down into that

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The image of Elsie, the 77-year-old pensioner whom Good Morning Britain’s Susanna Reid used as an example when interviewing Boris Johnson about the cost of living crisis on Tuesday, was shocking. Having to eat just on...

Energy firms have three weeks to justify direct debit hikes, Kwarteng warns

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Some energy suppliers have been hiking customers’ direct debit payments by more than is necessary and must explain themselves within three weeks or face punishment, el gobierno ha anunciado. The comments from the ...

Government to consider impact of UK energy efficiency plan on poor households

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The UK government is to formally consider the impact of its flagship energy efficiency plan on people most at risk from soaring bills, citing the conflict in Ukraine as a factor. The move comes after officials admitte...

When will my Shell Energy smart meter become smart again?

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My gas and electricity smart meters became strangely uncommunicative with Shell Energy just days before the 1 April tariff increase. Shell’s reply to my question about when it expects my smart meters to become smart a...

Mike Cannon-Brookes buys up AGL shares in bid to block energy giant’s demerger

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AGL Energy, Australia’s biggest electricity generator, says it remains determined to pursue its plan to split despite a bid for a blocking stake by technology billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes. In a second tilt at the c...

The west can cut its energy dependency on Russia and be greener

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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has amplified the importance of national-security considerations in western countries’ energy policies. Al mismo tiempo, governments must continue to focus on reducing environmental damag...

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