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Guide to lightbulbs: what to buy and how to compare them

Sunday, April 24, 2016

The days might be getting longer and the nights shorter so we are all probably using the lights round our home less. But, lighting is still one of the most significant uses of electricity in our. Lighting offers some of the simplest, cheapest and most cost effective ways to save energy and money at home. […]

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Smart Meters – what are they?…and what makes them smart?

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Smart meters are coming to replace your traditional and conventional meters over the coming years. And by 2020, it is likely we will all have one. Research by uSwitch highlighted that 55% of us are “in the dark” as to what smart meters are. What are Smart Meters? So firstly, what is a smart meter? […]

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What is a KWh?

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

What is a KWh? What on earth is this unit that is on our electricity bills? What does it mean and where did it come from? 1 in 5 of us doesn’t have the foggiest and the rest probably just won’t admit it! Well by the end of this, YOU are going to KNOW what […]

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Why Is electricity cheaper at night?

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Why Is electricity cheaper at night?   A lot of us will have heard about the Economy 7 (and possibly the Economy 10 tariff). If you havn’t, it’s: “A tariff where you get cheaper electricity for 7 or 10 hours a day, mostly during the night” It is essentially an electricity equivalent of off-peak train […]

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GB Energy Supply ceases trading – Guide for customers

GB Energy Supply, one of the newest, and in the past cheapest energy suppliers, has ceased trading.  160,000 customers, have been attracted to the company over the past couple of years because of their market leading cheap energy prices (and I count myself as one of these). DO NOT PANIC! The company and Ofgem have […]

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