How To Change Energy Supplier

Have you ever considered changing energy suppliers? Does it seem like a lot of hassle for very few benefits? You are not alone. According to a recent study, 33% of Brits are concerned about their energy bills  but almost half of British bill payers admit that they don’t feel it’d save them much money and a quarter said that shopping around would be “too much hassle”.

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What is Earth Day?

Earth Day takes place each year on the 22nd of April. It is a global environmental movement with more than 192 nations taking part across the world, united with one goal in mind: to celebrate our earth and the environment.

The first Earth Day affected some major environmental polices in the United States, which led to the creation of the US Environmental Protection Agency and paved the way for the Clean Air, Clean Water and Endangered Species acts to be introduced.

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UK festivals done the frugal way

T in the Park Festival main stage

Festival season is returning soon, which means, more to the point, it’s time for the annual barrage of social media posts about losing phones/cameras/chairs that are worth a substantial amount of money. OK, maybe not the chairs as much. With us now living in a world where everything’s enthusiastically shared, it can be a struggle to avoid taking expensive technology with us everywhere we go – including festivals.
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Go Green Without Seeing Red

English: View from windfarm towards Clyde's be...

  This week is Scottish Renewable Energy week. At the annual conference for Scottish Renewables today, Stuart Reid from HW Energy said he was urging consumers to swap their current boilers for newer technology. Boilers are beginning to get a bit of a reputation for not being energy efficient and given that most power companies are making the necessary changes to reduce their carbon footprints, it’s no surprise that we are now being urged to introduce new technology into our homes and workplaces. Continue reading “Go Green Without Seeing Red”

Review: Best new Smartphone releases in 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 concept

So much has changed since the days of the old faithful Nokia 3310. Smartphones have become so ‘smart’ that the new phones are hotly anticipated ever year – until the next big thing hits the shelves and we move on! Phones are playing a bigger and bigger role in terms of search, shopping and productivity – on top of the more traditional social and communication functions.

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How long does a wind farm take to start ‘turning’ profits?

wind energyDue to the continuing effects of anthropogenic climate change, alternative energy resources have become increasingly more critical. Wind power has rightfully earned its place at the forefront of the collective discussion. One of the most important questions concerning wind power is its long term ability to effect change in the way we use energy. Equally important is whether economically that investment will pay off.

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