It seems obvious to me that with the current climate emergency, we need to stop using fossil fuels ASAP and move over to something more environmentally friendly. As heat pumps are apparently not quite up to it yet, that probably means electricity. Around 30% of our electricity generation is now from wind and other renewable sources. Hopefully, this will be scaled up fairly … [Read more...] about Why is gas heating so much cheaper than electric?
Gas is very popular in domestic properties including those which are rented out by landlords. Indeed it is often recommended in landlords Energy Performance Certificates as a way to improve the energy efficiency of a property. However gas is a fossil fuel. It may be a cleaner fossil fuel but it is a fossil fuel nonetheless. If we are to fight climate change we need to … [Read more...] about Why landlords should avoid gas installations
You can fight climate change with your energy bills. Green energy company Ecotricity has a unique model - not only do they only use green energy, but they also use the money they get from their customers to build new forms of green energy - wind turbines and solar energy parks. They have been doing it for years - and you can see on their website the impressive number of … [Read more...] about Ecotricity’s Bills into Mills