Monthly Archives: March 2016

Slow cooking revolution comes to Camborne

A local charity which helps householders in Cornwall to save energy and money is encouraging low income families in Camborne who are struggling with their energy bills to get ‘Energy Fit’ at an event in the town on 5th April. Community Energy Plus’s ‘Energy Fit Kitchens’ project is helping people to understand how they use energy at home and the steps they can take to use less and reduce their energy bills. As the kitchen accounts for a considerable part …


Two-year CMA investigation “misses golden opportunity to reduce fuel poverty”

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has today set out proposals to reform the energy market, open up competition and help customers get a better deal. In response the Cornish fuel poverty charity Community Energy Plus has criticised the investigation’s recommendations as it believes that they will do little to reduce the high level of fuel poverty in the county. The CMA has been investigating the energy market since June 2014 in response to a referral from the energy regulator …