'It's really not that hard to grasp': How wind farms and insulation are saving UK bill-payers billions of pounds

Michael Holder
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Wind farms are delivering energy cost savings to UK households, analysis shows | Credit: SSE
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Wind farms are delivering energy cost savings to UK households, analysis shows | Credit: SSE

ECIU analysis shows home insulation is set to save £1.15bn on bills this year, while cheap wind power’s benefits are set to reach £660m

Wind farms and home insulation are already collectively saving UK residents billions of pounds a year on their bills amid soaring global gas prices further exacerbated by the war in Ukraine, and the savings...

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