Lauren Smith

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced that City Hall will be partnering with Octopus Energy to launch a green energy supplier for the capital.

British Gas engineers found 26,000 unsafe or dangerous gas or electrical appliances in homes they visited in the first seven months of this year.

O2 has joined its competitors Three, EE, and Vodafone in inaugurating its 5G network with unlimited data plans – also available for customers in the slow lane with 4G.

For an additional £5 a month on their bills, Sky broadband customers will be guaranteed a minimum download speed of 3Mbps in any room in their home.

Industry leaders, environmental groups, and 17,500 members of the public are urging the government to reconsider a tax change they say will depress installations of solar panel systems.

Broadband users are most discontent in Southampton and Glasgow, with around one in five surveyed customers in those cities saying they were “fed up” with their current service.

A government pilot project will install electric heat pumps in 750 homes to demonstrate the feasibility of a large-scale rollout of the low-carbon heating technology.

Portsmouth’s council-owned energy company, Victory Energy, will be shuttered before it served a single customer.

The UK has become more reliant on electricity imported from Europe, latest government figures show, raising fears that a chaotic Brexit could drive up household energy bills.

TalkTalk’s FibreNation, the budget ISP’s wholly-owned full fibre network, is targeting Dewsbury for its initial rollout.