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Bills to rise to pay for energy upgrade

Energy bills are set to rise by an average of £12 a year to pay for a £24bn upgrade of Britain's gas and electricity networks, the regulator Ofgem has announced.

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Ed Davey to publish Government's Energy Reform Bill

Energy Secretary Ed Davey will set out fresh proposals to slash demand for electricity as he publishes a blueprint for energy that critics say will massively increase households bills.

Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

The long-delayed Energy Bill, formally published today, authorises ministers to almost treble investment in "green" power generation to £7.6 billion, up from £2.35 billion this year.

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