It’s that time of the year again when our editors get together and round-up the most popular, the most interesting and the strangest stories of the past 12 months.
The most popular
This story emerged in September and again in December, when it came out that energy companies were holding an estimated £153m of their former customers’ money. As a result, the My Energy Credit campaign was launched in a bid to reunite consumers with their money – an estimated £50 per household involved.
Find out if you’re owed money and how to reclaim your energy refund in our Getting an Energy Refund Guide.
Who doesn’t want to save money on their energy bills and help out the environment at the same time? In this post, we put together a list of tips on cutting your energy bills during the summer months.
If you’re interested in cutting your bills when it’s hot, odds are you’d like to do the same thing when it’s cold. In this popular piece, our writers put together a list of five suggestions for keeping your bills under control in the cold winter months.
2014 was very much the year of the small supplier. From the outset of 2014, independent providers dominated the best-buy tables by offering cheap energy plans. As a result we decided to find out a bit more about them and created our “Meet the small energy suppliers” series. In a series of interviews we got to know a bit more about individual independent energy companies and how they work.
The uSwitch Energy Awards 2014 provided yet more proof that small suppliers really came of age in 2014. In the latest edition, small suppliers were included for the first time and OVO Energy and First Utility came first and second in terms of overall customer satisfaction rating.
The weird and wonderful
Inflatable wind turbines that soar high above the ground? Part of the future of wind energy according to Altaeros Energies.
Floating solar panels? Find out how one man in Berkshire is hoping to make money with his fleet of floating solar panels.
Have a great 2015!