The Government has published the results of the heat subsidy consultation launched last year. The forthcoming changes are summarised below. The precise date of implementation in Spring 2017 has not yet been declared.

Have you ever accidentally cut through a power cable at home? I did once, whilst wielding an electric hedge trimmer. I felt like a right plonker, but at least I was able to repair it quickly with some wire trimmers and a screwdriver.

A report by Imperial College London has revealed that in Quarter 3 of 2016 more than half of the UK's electricity was generated from low-carbon sources. This is another first, and marks the steady rise of renewables in the UK. During the same quarter coal – the Big Bad Coal –  accounted for just 3% of the UK's electricity.