Energy & water

Become a nosy neighbour and save money

Thursday, 29 January 2015 | Article

Forget the stereotype of the curtain-twitching pensioner keeping tabs on your comings and goings - a new wave of nosy neighbour is in town and they are watching what you spend.

EDF finally agree price cut but it's 'too little, too late'

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 | News

EDF Energy has become the last of the Big Six energy firms to announce a cut in its standard gas price – by just 1.3%.

SSE cuts gas prices with only EDF left to follow

Monday, 26 January 2015 | News

SSE has announced a 4.1% a cut in gas prices from 30 April 2015 that will save customers on standard tariffs £28 a year on average.

npower cuts gas bills by 5.1%

Friday, 23 January 2015 | News

npower has joined the likes of E.On and British Gas by announcing a cut in gas bills, but customers will have to wait as the 5.1% cut will not be introduced until 16 February.

Energy comparison sites have until March to shape up

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 | News

Energy price comparison sites have been told to shape up if they want their services to be accredited by the regulator.

ScottishPower becomes third 'Big Six' firm to cut bills

Tuesday, 20 January 2015 | News

ScottishPower is to cut its gas prices by 4.8% from 20 February, a week before the British Gas 5% cut kicks in.

British Gas to cut prices by 5% but not for another month

Monday, 19 January 2015 | News

Energy giant British Gas is to cut its gas prices by 5% next month following the recent falls in wholesale prices.

Energy-switching gets quicker at last

Friday, 16 January 2015 | News

The time it takes to switch energy supplier has been reduced to 17 days, with nine of the biggest providers committing to the government initiative to speed things up.

Energy bills could spike by £145 as fixed deals expire

Monday, 15 December 2014 | News

UK households could see their energy bills increase by as much as £145 in the New Year if they fail to switch to a better deal, research from gocompare.com has revealed.

Scottish Power and SSE fined for missing environment targets

Friday, 12 December 2014 | News

Energy regulator Ofgem has fined two of the UK's biggest energy companies a total of £4.15 million for failing to meet energy efficiency targets.