Taking the taxi down electric avenue

Posted 21/10/2019 by E.ON

With infrastructure critical for viability, becoming part of one of the largest EV charging networks can help futureproof the business case — taking taxis down electric avenue. 

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Have you switched on? We take a look at heating habits across the UK

Posted 18/10/2019 by E.ON

The time has come when everyone's switching the heating back on. According to our research, the average Big Switch On day has been narrowed down to 8th October but when, and how, you do it is very different depending on how old you are and where you live. See what we found. 

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Five cities with the cleanest air and how they got there

Posted 11/10/2019 by E.ON

We take a look at five cities that are leading the way with innovative clean air programs and the key lessons learned from their successes.

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Our Customer Heroes

Posted 08/10/2019 by E.ON

Our customers are at the heart of our business and during National Customer Service Week, we’re celebrating our customer heroes – colleagues who have gone above and beyond to help our customers. We’ve spoken to some of our customer heroes, and their managers, to find out more about how they’re going above and beyond to help our customers.

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Switching on: Four things to think about before putting your heating on

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Posted 04/10/2019 by E.ON

Summer's over and as the days shorten and nights get colder, we all start thinking about switching the heating back on. But the planet, and your bank balance, will thank you if before you do, you follow these tips to make keeping warm this winter greener and cheaper.

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National Inclusion Week 2019

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Posted 26/09/2019 by E.ON

This National Inclusion Week, two of our colleagues are sharing their personal stories of what inclusion means to them.

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Electric cars - busting the myths on the road to a cleaner tomorrow

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Posted 25/09/2019 by E.ON

The growing availability, usage and affordability of electric vehicles mean we all need to think differently about owning and driving a car. But many misconceptions exist, so we lift the bonnet on some of the main EV myths and take a look underneath...

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World Alzheimer’s Day 2019

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Posted 20/09/2019 by E.ON

World Alzheimer’s Day takes place on 21 September every year and is part of World Alzheimer's Month, with a focus this year on stigma.

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Out of sight, out of mind – the myths around clean air

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Posted 19/09/2019 by E.ON

In a recent survey we carried out, two in three (63%) of the people said they don't know enough about air pollution and four in five (82%) were worried about its effect on them and on their loved ones' health. See what we're doing to raise awareness of the issue. 

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We are shaping the energy of the future – together with our customers

Posted 19/09/2019 by E.ON

The new E.ON will become more competitive and innovative through the acquisition of innogy in the areas of customer solutions and energy networks throughout Europe. This will benefit our customers, cities and communities, as well as our employees and our investors.

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Change for a better tomorrow

Posted 10/09/2019 by E.ON

Plastic in our oceans, global warming and air pollution: these are some of today's very real global environmental concerns. Yet over the past five decades, there have been a host of victories won by environmental campaigners that have led to major changes in our day to day lives.

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The turbines are gone but their legacy remains

Posted 03/09/2019 by E.ON

Nineteen years ago, the blades started turning on the UK's first offshore wind farm. As well as being the UK's first offshore wind farm, it was also our first. After nearly two decades in operation, Blyth came to the end of its lifespan earlier this year and was successfully decommissioned.

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Working towards a better energy world

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Posted 29/08/2019 by E.ON

Over the past 20 years, we’ve seen significant changes to the energy mix in the UK, and globally, as renewable energies continue to develop and the need to replace fossil fuels becomes ever more urgent.

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Five ways to keep your home cool

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Posted 23/08/2019 by E.ON

With heatwaves becoming a more regular occurrence, your home could easily get overheated making it hard to sleep and relax. We've got some top tips for easy ways to keep your home, and yourself, cool without forking out for an expensive air conditioning system.

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How to bring sustainability into your home improvements

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Posted 22/08/2019 by Dee Campling, Interiors Expert

From creating more green spaces, to adding solar panels, interiors expert, Dee Campling, shows us how to bring sustainable living into our home improvements and renovations.  

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Sun, sea, save: save energy at home while you’re away

Posted 20/08/2019 by E.ON

There’s nothing better than a relaxing summer holiday and to make sure your home is ready before you head off we’ve created a handy energy saving checklist.

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How solar technology is being used to harvest hydrogen from seawater

Posted 14/08/2019 by E.ON

Globally, the energy industry is always looking for innovative ways to create greener, more sustainable energy. One exciting recent development is creating hydrogen from seawater using solar energy.

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How solar panels work

Posted 09/08/2019 by E.ON

Heard of solar panels but not sure how they work? We explain how our solar panels and battery systems work to power your home and electric car.

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Energy price cap update: We’ll be cutting our standard customers’ bills by around £77 from 1st October

Posted 08/08/2019 by E.ON

Want some good news? You’ve come to the right place. We’ll be cutting bills for customers on our standard variable tariff by around £77* from 1st October. 

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Space tech vs smart tech: how do they stack up?

Posted 05/08/2019 by E.ON

Technology has come a long way since man landed on the moon 50 years ago. For instance, smart meters can track how much energy you're using and send information direct to your supplier for you, saving you both time and hassle.

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A whole ‘latte’ clean power

Posted 05/08/2019 by E.ON

Energy can come from unlikely sources as we try to find evermore sustainable ways to live. For example, UK company, bio-bean® is creating solid fuel from coffee waste.

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Waving goodbye to coastal erosion in Japan

Posted 25/07/2019 by E.ON

Exploring innovative ways to create clean energy are vital to help address the climate change issues the world is facing.

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A sustainable home is easier than you may think

Posted 22/07/2019 by E.ON

Creating a sustainable home can sound like a tall order. So here are a few tweaks - large and small - that you could make to your lifestyle to help get you started, potentially saving you money as well.

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One small step and 50 years on

Posted 17/07/2019 by E.ON

It's 50 years since man and Apollo 11 landed on the moon in July 1969. Much has changed in the world in that time, including how we create and use energy.

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The evolution of heating

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Posted 15/07/2019 by E.ON

Heating has always played a central role in human society, and ever since the first spark, we've been finding increasingly sophisticated ways to keep ourselves and our homes warm. Here, we chart heating's evolution.

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Great challenges require bold solutions

Posted 11/07/2019 by Michael Lewis, E.ON UK Chief Executive

It’s a given that more and more people are aware of the urgency for action to combat climate change and concerned deeply about an issue that knows no borders and which threatens to impact our lives in ways we cannot yet imagine.

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100% of homes, 100% renewable electricity

Posted 09/07/2019 by E.ON

From recycling rubbish to cycle-to-work schemes, we’re all encouraged to do our bit for a more sustainable world. Now all of our customers’ homes are benefiting  from 100% renewable electricity as we move towards a lower carbon society.

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How your home - and your car - can cut your energy bills

Posted 08/07/2019 by E.ON

Energy consumers do more than just consume. Nowadays we can use our homes to produce our own energy and to then store it, becoming greener and also cutting our bills in the process.

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How people power has transformed Seoul's energy landscape

Posted 04/07/2019 by E.ON

Since 2012, the South Korean capital city, Seoul, has been transforming how it generates and uses energy. A large part of its success has come from getting the city's residents directly involved.

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Then, Now and Next: The changing face of Britain’s renewable energy landscape

Posted 24/06/2019 by E.ON

Blackburn Meadows has long been one of the most recognisable power station sites in the UK. And, thanks to E.ON’s commitment to renewable energy, that shall continue to be the case for years to come. 

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