E.ON UK Press Releases - August 2012

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Over three-quarters (77%) of gadget-obsessed adults are hoarding old and unused electrical appliances, according to new research from energy company E.ON (1). Despite no longer using the gadgets, nearly half (43%) of UK adults still keep items plugged in and 1.3 million people (2) are throwing money away by actually paying to store their unwanted gadgets in paid-for rental spaces.

May's price promise holds strong and company pledges to improve comparability and clarity for all its customers In the midst of current widespread speculation about energy prices, E.ON has today re-affirmed its price promise not to raise standard residential

Over a third (36%) of children won't camp because they can't charge gadgets A quarter of UK adults plan to go camping this year E.ON designs ‘Tent of the Future' in partnership with The Scout Association The lure of modern gadgets and reliance on electricity

E.ON UK has today provided an update regarding the operation of Kingsnorth power station in Kent which will, as announced earlier this year, close by March 2013. Update: In December 2012 the coal-fired power station will have its generating capacity reduced

E.ON UK has today welcomed the publication of DECC's ‘Energy Red Tape Challenge' review. Commenting on the announcement which details the results of a formal review of a number of regulations, Sara Vaughan, Director of Strategy and Regulation, E.ON UK,

Parents spend over 100 hours nagging their children during school summer holidays 1 Third (28%) of parents nag their children more after first two weeks of summer break Parents nag children about gadget use for over 14 hours over summer break 2 Half (49%)

E.ON UK has today announced that the 33 years old, oil-fired power station on the Isle of Grain in Kent, Grain-A, will be mothballed with closure of the plant by 31 December 2012. The Grain-A power station, which has not generated power during the last