An extra 30,000 pensioners will get £140 off their energy bills by 2021, as the government extends the Warm Home Discount to smaller gas and electricity suppliers.
The Hotpoint fridge freezer linked to Grenfell has been found to be low risk. The Hotpoint FF175BP and F175BG fridge freezers are not being recalled.
An energy price cap affecting 14 million households, and cutting their bills by hundreds of pounds per year has been announced by government today.
None of the big energy firms we spoke to, including British Gas, EDF, Eon and SSE, are yet installing SMETS2 smart meters. And regulator Ofgem is ‘concerned’ about some energy companies’ plans.