20th November 2014
A major plan to invest heavily in exploring for and producing shale gas in the UK could transform the way energy is produced, supporters believe.
19th November 2014
A new initiative, which its backers claim is designed to help reduce the number of old domestic and electrical appliances going for scrap, has been given a lukewarm welcome by some consumers.
18th November 2014
Rugged Roddy Riddle, a former international cyclist, is preparing for his next challenge out of the saddle by spending time inside a commercial freezer.
17th November 2014
New washing machines, cookers and fridges are likely to be on the shopping lists for families who will be helped by a charity outdoor festival in a Lincolnshire town which raised £5,000 this summer.
14th November 2014
White goods manufacturers are hoping that a new generation of components will help them address concerns over the battery life of new ‘smart’ control systems, which are cited as one major factor holding back growth in their use.
13th November 2014
Consumers have been warned that the British shale gas 'revolution' is likely to have minimal, if any, impact on household energy bills.
12th November 2014
Electronics giant Samsung has unveiled its new SmartThings appliance controls, which allows consumers to monitor and control home appliances via a smartphone app.
11th November 2014
The chief executive of Japanese electronics giant Panasonic has hinted that the firm is looking to strengthen its position in Europe.
10th November 2014
A new survey has suggested that a majority of householders in the UK will ration energy use rather than forking out for gas and electricity this winter.
7th November 2014
National Grid, which operates the UK's high-voltage electric transmission network, has posted an increase in pre-tax profits.