WATER bills landing on doormats across England and Wales over the next few weeks will be a further blow to householders already struggling with rocketing energy costs.
Although the green movement has been trumpeting the importance of energy conservation for years, it popped up on Americans’ radar screens in a major way after oil-price spikes in 2008 caused utility companies to add fuel surcharges to customers’ bills.
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These days Destiny Child’s 1999 hit “Bills, Bills, Bills,” resonates even more than it did over a decade ago. Bills of any kind are expensive, but with most of the country engulfed by the polar vortex, electricity bills are going…