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Lauren Smith
Lauren Smith

Lauren Smith has worked as a journalist and copywriter for most of the last decade, covering technology, energy, and consumer rights, in the US and UK.

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McDonald's to Install EV Chargers at All UK Drive-Thrus
Energy
02. 07. 2020 | Lauren Smith

Do you want charge with that? McDonald’s customers will soon...

Improving Energy Efficiency of Homes Could Save the NHS £1 Billion
Energy
01. 07. 2020 | Lauren Smith

The National Insulation Association (NIA) is calling for an ambitious...

Ofgem Proposes Measures to Protect Prepay Energy Customers
Energy
30. 06. 2020 | Lauren Smith

The energy regulator is consulting on strengthened support measures for...

Renewables Provided 47% of UK’s Electricity in First Quarter of 2020
Energy
29. 06. 2020 | Lauren Smith

A surge in wind power meant renewables provided nearly half...

Openreach Full Fibre Hits 40% Coverage in Northern Ireland, Aims for 20% More
Broadband
25. 06. 2020 | Lauren Smith

While full-fibre coverage across the UK lags at just 12%,...

Small Businesses Could Be Paying Up to £1,100 Too Much For Energy
Energy
24. 06. 2020 | Lauren Smith

Business energy customers are potentially paying up to £1,100 too...

British Gas to Launch Cheaper, Digital-Only Energy Brand
Energy
23. 06. 2020 | Lauren Smith

The UK’s largest energy supplier is hoping to woo back...

Video Game Releases Drive Record Traffic on TalkTalk’s Network
Broadband
22. 06. 2020 | Lauren Smith

The release of the third season update of online video...

Record Coal-Free Runs Ends After 67 Days
Energy
18. 06. 2020 | Lauren Smith

Coal power came back online on Tuesday evening for the...

Virgin Upgrades Some Customers to 600Mbps Broadband for Free
Broadband
17. 06. 2020 | Lauren Smith

Virgin Media is boosting speeds on their top-tier Oomph TV...

Electricity System to Have First Gas-Free Hours by 2025
Energy
16. 06. 2020 | Lauren Smith

The UK’s electricity system will run for hours at a...

Green Recovery Could Create 700k Jobs by 2030
Energy
15. 06. 2020 | Lauren Smith

Invest in decarbonisation to create hundreds of thousands of jobs...