As students across the country head back to university this month, British Gas has come up with some handy energy saving tips and “life hacks” for both saving money on energy bills and avoiding the common arguments over long showers or switching lights off.
If you’ve ever wondered how much the electricity you’re using in your home is costing you minute-by-minute then GoCompare’s real-time electricity calculator will help give you an idea.
comparethemarket.com has launched a major update to its energy comparison app – Snapt – enabling people to scan the Quick Response (QR) code on their energy bills simply by pointing their smartphone’s camera at the code.
Loop makes energy saving simple by constantly tracking exactly how much energy you use, when you use it and shows you how much it’s really costing on your tariff.
Following years of banging on about when it’s time to switch energy provider in a far too enthusiastic way, Martin Lewis has now launched the “Cheap Energy Club”, a website which aims to notify you when you could switch energy providers to get a better deal.
British Gas have launched a new system to allow you to alter your central heating thermostat via the web, your phone or even by text message.
Consumer campaigner Which? has launched a new initiative to get cheaper gas and electricity bills for households looking to save money on energy.
Confused.com have produced an infographic which demonstrates how the major suppliers have increased their electricity and gas prices, what you can do about it, and how your money gets spent.
I was a little disappointed to see that Google has shut PowerMeter, the tool it developed to monitor our energy usage.
Google has just launched its “PowerMeter” household energy monitoring tool here in the U.K., following the launch of the tool in the U.S. a few months ago.