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Spark Energy becomes seventh energy company to go bust this year

Spark Energy has become the seventh energy company to cease trading this year, leaving 290,000 customers without a provider.

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Tighter licensing rules for energy firms as Extra Energy goes bust

Energy regulator Ofgem is set to tighten licensing rules for new energy suppliers that join the market following the collapse of several firms this year.

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Over 11 million households could save up to £120 on their energy bills from January as a new price cap come into force

Millions of households could see their energy bills fall from next year after the UK energy regulator confirmed today that the new price cap will come into force on 1 January.

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Ofgem energy price cap will cut priciest ‘Big Six’ tariffs by £120

More than 11 million households could see their energy bills fall by £75 on average a year, after the energy regulator Ofgem unveils details of its price cap.

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Four fifths of households fail to switch in Ofgem energy trial

Only one in five households who were offered a cheaper energy tariff chose to change provider, according to a collective switching trial from energy regulator Ofgem.

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Energy supplier Iresa goes bust: what it means for you

Energy supplier Iresa has gone under, affecting just under 100,000 households.

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Investigation launched into Utility Warehouse’s treatment of households in debt

Energy regulator Ofgem has launched an investigation into the way energy supplier Utility Warehouse manages its customers who are in debt.

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Energy provider E fined for misleading customers

Energy provider E has been fined £260,000 by Ofgem for misleading its customers.

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Energy cap proposal within days – but how do UK energy bills compare with EU neighbours?

UK consumers pay a lower percentage of their salaries on energy bills than consumers in 17 other EU countries, according to research from voucher code company Vouchercloud.

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Ofgem signals price cut for three million energy customers

Three million consumers who use prepayment energy meters are set to see their costs fall later this year.

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