As the government continues to battle Covid-19, it has now started to act against another menace. Fake news has become a growing problem amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Energy Market Data Hub (EMDH) released energy switching data on its latest report for the first few months of 2020. This information revealed that due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there had been a significant impact on the consumer’s decision to change suppliers. The number of consumers switching suppliers has significantly increased in the past few months.
Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, essential services such as power companies have a responsibility to ensure that people do not have to worry about their electricity and gas supplies.
Unexpected phone charges are not only frustrating but also a cause of concern, especially as people face heightened uncertainty and stress due to the coronavirus crisis. The Phone-paid Services Authority (PSA) reported an increase in the number of complaints regarding unauthorised charges on their phone bills across the United Kingdom.
As per documents revealed by market regulator Ofgem, Tesla has applied for entering a new sector in the United Kingdom- that of electricity generation. While there have not been any official statements from Tesla regarding the same, filings with the industry regulator have revealed what Tesla may be planning.
As the majority of the UK continues to stay-at-home during the Covid-19 induced lockdown, people employed in the water and waste sector continue to do their jobs on the field. Despite the crisis, there has been no significant impact on the supply of water and waste management services in the country. Rebecca Pow, the minister for Recycling & Resources, recently wrote a letter thanking those who continue to ensure that vital services are delivered to the nation.