energy

Are you due a cold weather payment as the ‘Beast from the East’ continues to bite?

Thursday, 01 March 2018 | News

Households are being urged to check if they’re due a cold weather payment as a freezing weather front, dubbed the ‘Beast from the East’, continues to bite.

Bulb customers to be hit with 2.8% price hikes

Tuesday, 27 February 2018 | News

Households with Bulb’s ‘Vari-Fair’ tariff will see prices rise by 2.8% on average from 28 April.

Energy price cap legislation introduced to end ‘rip-off’ bills

Monday, 26 February 2018 | News

New legislation to cap “poor value” energy tariffs is to be introduced to Parliament today in a bid to protect 11 million households on the priciest standard variable tariffs (SVTs).

Investigation launched into energy provider Iresa’s customer service

Friday, 16 February 2018 | News

An investigation has been launched by the energy regulator Ofgem into provider Iresa’s customer services processes.

Half of households don’t want a smart meter

Thursday, 15 February 2018 | News

Nearly half of households (47%) don’t want a smart meter, the results of Moneywise.co.uk’s most recent poll reveals.

‘Big Six brought energy price cap upon themselves’, say MPs

Tuesday, 13 February 2018 | News

The Big Six energy providers have “brought the introduction of a price cap upon themselves”, the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee, which is made up of a cross-party group of MPs, has concluded today....

Energy cap extended to 1m vulnerable households but prices to rise from April

Wednesday, 07 February 2018 | News

Almost one million vulnerable households have had their energy bills capped by the regulator’s so-called ‘safeguard tariff’, but this is set to rise from April.

Boiler breakdown causing financial misery for millions

Wednesday, 07 February 2018 | News

As a cold snap bites the UK, new figures show that many Brits are facing unnecessarily high costs for boiler repairs.

Investigation launched into Ovo’s bill estimates

Friday, 02 February 2018 | News

An investigation has been launched into the estimates Ovo Energy gave customers about how much energy they used during the winter of 2016-17.

What to watch out for before getting a smart meter

Monday, 05 February 2018 | Article

Smart meters are the energy gadgets being offered and installed in every household that wants one across England, Scotland and Wales by 2020.