energy

Energy rationing a reality for 23 million households

Monday, 13 November 2017 | News

Households are being urged to check their energy deals amid the revelation that 23 million UK households will ration their usage this winter.

Prepayment meter installation costs capped for households in debt

Friday, 10 November 2017 | News

Prepayment meter installation costs will be capped for households having them installed under a court warrant after falling into energy debt.

Big Six energy firms SSE and Npower to merge

Wednesday, 08 November 2017 | News

SSE and Innogy SE – Npower’s parent company – have today announced that the Big Six firms plan to merge their household businesses to create a new energy company.

Home Finances Awards 2017: Best gas, electricity and water firms

Thursday, 19 October 2017 | Article

Looking to change energy or broadband suppliers? Find out which household names came top in this year's awards.

Energy suppliers warned about letting households rack up £100s in debt

Monday, 16 October 2017 | News

Energy suppliers have been warned by the regulator to “do more” to help households in debt.

Have you switched the heating on? 14 October voted most popular day to turn on the heating

Friday, 13 October 2017 | News

As winter approaches and the dark evenings draw in, many households are reaching for the thermostat to keep the cold at bay.

Your Shout: Moneywise readers have their say in September 2017

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Each month we publish the best comments, emails and letters from our readers. Here are the best of September 2017.

18 million energy customers to see bills capped by government

Thursday, 12 October 2017 | News

Plans to cap energy prices for millions of households have moved one step closer to reality as draft legislation has been published by the government.

Brits waste £2.2bn on unnecessary heating

Thursday, 12 October 2017 | News

Householders in the UK waste more than £2.2 billion a year heating their homes when they don’t need to, according to new research.

One-day energy switching on the cards

Monday, 25 September 2017 | News

Households may be able to switch energy provider in just one working day in future, under new plans being consulted on.