energy

Npower and SSE merger could ‘lead to higher prices’

A proposed merger between rival Big Six energy companies Npower and SSE could “lead to higher prices for some customers,” according to the competitions regulator.

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Scottish Power to up prices by up to 6.9%

Nearly one million Scottish Power customers on its standard variable tariff (SVT) will be hit with price hikes from 1 June, as the Big Six provider becomes the latest to announce increases.

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EDF to hike energy prices by up to 3.5%

EDF Energy is the latest Big Six provider to announce price hikes, which will affect 1.3 million customers.

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Millions of British Gas customers to be hit with 5.5% price hike

Over four million British Gas customers on its standard variable tariff (SVT) will be hit with price hikes from 29 May, the Big Six provider has announced.

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Iresa banned from taking on new energy customers

Energy supplier Iresa has been banned by the regulator from taking on new customers until it resolves customer service issues.

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Households to save £5bn on energy bills under new plans

Households could save £5 billion - or about £15 to £25 per year for dual fuel customers – under proposals outlined by the energy regulator.

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Ban on energy firms imposing catch-up bills

Ofgem is to ban energy suppliers charging customers for readings over a year old.

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Get help with your heating bills - check if you’re eligible for a winter fuel payment

As wintry weather continues to hit the UK, older people could be missing out on money from government to help with their energy bills.

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

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.

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Bulb customers to be hit with 2.8% price hikes

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

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