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  • Leaving Appliances on Stand-by: How much energy are you really wasting?

    • 30/05/2017
    • Rebecca Sharp

    Do you remember as a kid when you were constantly told off for leaving lights on in rooms you weren’t in? At that age, we didn’t understand the financial implications of leaving appliances on stand-by mode when we weren’t using them. You would think

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  • How to Switch to Brighter World Energy in Four Easy Steps!

    • 24/05/2017
    • Rebecca Sharp

    Even if something looks easy and straightforward, sometimes you just need a little reassurance that you’re doing everything right. Switching your energy provider to Brighter World Energy is simple and hassle free. However, if you need any help switching to us or would like

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  • Organisations who are also fighting Africa’s energy crisis

    • 16/05/2017
    • Rebecca Sharp

    With 600 million people in Africa with no access to clean energy, we’ve got a lot of work to do. When we began working on our mission to bring clean energy to parts of rural Africa, we never expected that we could bring energy

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  • Energy Draining Appliances we still use that should live in the past

    • 09/05/2017
    • Rebecca Sharp

    We could all do with lowering our energy usage. Our beloved household appliances make life so much easier and if we’re not too strapped for cash, then we’re happy to let technology do it’s job. However, we can still save energy (and money!) by making a

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  • 7 Basic Inventions 1.2 Billion People Shockingly Do Not Have

    • 05/05/2017
    • Rebecca Sharp

    Here is the UK, we are truly blessed to have access to a wealth of resources. Most of us were born in clean, free hospitals in well-lit rooms – with no fear of going hungry.  There are definitely too many people in the UK

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  • Energy debt: what it means for you

    • 02/05/2017
    • Rebecca Sharp

    Energy debt is a term that consumers hear thrown around. But do we actually know what it means? If we don’t pay energy bills, our gas and electricity gets cut off, right? ‘Debt’ essentially means we’re done for, aren’t we? Fear not. If we’re getting

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  • Africa’s energy crisis needs business help

    • 28/04/2017
    • Rebecca Sharp

    It will take another 63 years for Sub-Saharan Africa to have total access to clean energy. That’s 2080 – three generations away! England may well have won another World Cup before then (but we won’t hold our breath on that). African Governments do not have

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  • Variable and Fixed Tariffs – Which one is for you?

    • 25/04/2017
    • Rebecca Sharp

    Switching energy providers should be quick, simple and hassle free – but it helps when you are clued up on your options. Figuring out the differences between variable and fixed tariffs can be mind boggling for many energy customers. And energy providers themselves don’t

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  • What is Light Poverty? How you can help brighten someone’s world

    • 21/04/2017
    • Rebecca Sharp

    Far too many people around the world don’t just live in poverty, they also live in light poverty. Light helps us to be productive. Light allows us to work as late as we want, and light guides us through the dark nights. What one invention

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  • What living without energy means in today’s world

    • 18/04/2017
    • Rebecca Sharp

    “I just can’t imagine what it’s like living without energy.” This might be a phrase you’ve spoken before, or one similar to it. Whenever we hear stories of children and mothers walking for hours in the blistering sun for water and fuel, it really

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