energy

Half the 'Big Six' energy providers hike prices this week by up to £118

The misery for millions of households continues as the Big Six energy providers race to increase prices to the maximum permitted under the new energy price cap.  

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Millions of households to feel the heat of "brutal" £117 energy price cap increase

Households are facing potential average increase of £117 on their  annual energy bill as the regulator increases the price cap.

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10 smart ways to cut your energy bills and save hundreds of pounds

Tempted to turn up the thermostat in biting cold weather? Then think again… there are other ways to keep warm that could slash your heating bills and save you hundreds of pounds

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Just one in five energy customers think the price cap will save them money - and over 70s are twice as wary

Despite the fanfare surrounding the new energy price cap, a majority of customers do not think it will actually save them any money.

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One in five energy customers switched deal last year but "price cap trap" threatens progress

The number of households switching energy deals is at record levels, but energy customers are warned not to fall into the “price cap trap.”

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Energy market disarray: Big Six energy firms SSE and Npower abandon plans to merge

Consumers will not face reduced choice from the biggest energy firms as SSE and Npower abandon their proposed mega-merger.

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Are you owed a refund?

Here are five refunds you could be owed – and how to claim them

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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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Best gas, electricity and water firms

Looking to change electricity, gas or water suppliers? Find out which household names came top in this year's awards

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