energy

Energy firms ‘don’t have a prayer’ of installing smart meters by 2020 deadline

Wednesday, 31 January 2018 | News

Energy firms “don’t have a prayer” of installing smart meters in time for 2020, the chief executive of one small energy firm has told Moneywise.

Households pressured into getting smart meters

Tuesday, 30 January 2018 | News

Households are being unfairly pressured into getting smart meters, according to complaints received by Citizens Advice, which runs the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) helpline.

Big Energy Saving Week: Households lose £1,500 failing to switch in last six years

Monday, 22 January 2018 | News

Households have lost out on £1,500 by failing to switch over the past six years, according to new figures published by Big Energy Saving Week.

Ask the experts: Investing in renewable energy can offer good returns. Is it a safe bet?

Wednesday, 03 January 2018 | Question and Answer

While the returns from these investments can appear very attractive, particularly with interest rates at such low levels, it would be a mistake to compare them directly with those from savings accounts.

Households waste nearly £100 a year leaving tech on standby: Switch items off

Thursday, 07 December 2017 | News

Tech left on standby can cost households an extra £86 a year, but almost half of Brits don’t believe the savings are worth the effort of changing their energy behaviour at home, a new report reveals.

Save hundreds of pounds on your energy bills with these top insulation tips

Thursday, 23 November 2017 | Article

Are you wasting hundreds of pounds each year on heat and energy that is escaping from your home? Then pick up our top tips on draught proofing and insulation.

Energy provider E fined for misleading customers

Thursday, 23 November 2017 | News

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

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.