Tag Archive for 'energy cost'

Guernsey Gas to increase gas tariff by three percent on 23 January 2013

January 11th, 2013 by Guernsey Gas Company Ltd

Guernsey Gas and Kosangas (Guernsey) will increase their tariffs by 3% from 23 January 2013 as a result of global increases in Natural Gas and LPG prices. There is, however, no increase in the standing charge. “The decision to increase tariffs has been taken reluctantly but is one that has been forced upon us as […]

CEO survey reveals greater concern for energy and raw material costs

December 10th, 2012 by PwC

According to preliminary results from PwC’s Global Annual CEO Survey, concern about energy and raw material costs as a threat to business growth prospects are at a three year high. Fifty-three percent of CEOs – a 7% increase on last year’s results – said the issue had now overtaken consumer spending and behaviour as a […]

Power shower use quickly uses more water and energy than baths

November 30th, 2011 by Unilever UK and Ireland

A study by Unilever UK and Ireland is the first to reveal what British families really get up to in the shower. The findings will enable scientists to help consumers to save energy, water and money. Using innovative new technology, developed at Unilever’s Port Sunlight R&D laboratory, researchers are now able to monitor actual showering […]

A Guernsey perspective on why Earth Hour is important

March 21st, 2011 by Anne Sandwith

‘Earth Hour‘ focuses people’s mind on the vital importance of energy conservation and energy efficiency. We need to reduce the base load to the absolute minimum before embarking on new power stations of any description. You only have to look around Guernsey after dark to see houses with every room in the house lit up […]