How to Save on Home Energy Costs (and Help our Planet at the Same Time)

According to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), 40% of the UK’s energy consumption and one fifth of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions stem from powering and heating homes and other buildings. Significant changes, including urgent legislation and well targeted financial support from the Government, are therefore arguably key if the UK is to achieve …

Octopus Energy Referral Code

At home, our current energy supplier is Octopus Energy. When making a choice, we felt that Octopus Energy offered the best balance of green credentials, including directly investing in renewables infrastructure, and affordability. In 2019, Octopus Energy was named the Renewable Energy Association’s (REA) energy company of the year, and in 2020, it was named …

Renewable Energy – Our Top 5 Green Energy Companies

Energy production and use According to industry regulator Ofgem, a typical UK home with medium energy usage uses 3,100 KWh of electricity every year and 12,000 KWh of gas, resulting in the production of 3.4 tonnes of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) annually. That is why, according to the Energy Saving Trust, around a fifth of the …

10 Tips for a More Environmentally Friendly New Year

With the New Year just around the corner, here’s a whistle-stop tour of some changes you may wanted to consider to go greener in 2020… 1. Shop smarter Support local businesses and consider the alternatives to supermarkets (read our blog) for your fruit and veg, meat, bread and milk and other fresh produce. The result …