Low carbon drive ‘cuts household bills

Britain's low carbon energy revolution is actually saving money for households, a report says. Households make a net saving of £11 a month, according to analysis from the Committee on Climate Change. It calculates that subsidies to wind and solar are adding £9 a month to the average bill, but that rules promoting energy efficiency save £20 a month. The finding will be challenged by groups which say the UK spends too much on renewable energy. Savings But the committee, which advises the government, stands by its analysis, and forecasts a continuing trend of downward prices thanks to [...]