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.
Two attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities have caused prices to rise by almost 20%. The attacks which took place on Saturday have damaged over 5% of the total worldwide supply.
Mid-sized supplier Utilita Energy has been appointed to take on the 29,000 domestic customers and handful of business customers left stranded by the collapse of Eversmart Energy last week.
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.