Gas and electricity news and energy saving tips

26 Feb

Is it safe to switch to a smaller business energy supplier?

If you're switching business energy supplier, you may see a range of smaller operators offering cheaper rates. But is it safe to go with a smaller supplier?

12 Feb

Should fracking be banned in the UK?

What is fracking? Why is it so divisive? And could it really lead to lower energy bills? We examine the pros and cons of shale gas extraction in the UK.

06 Feb

The energy price cap isn't working

Ofgem’s energy price cap isn’t working. The best way to save money is by switching to a better deal. Here’s all you need to know about the price cap and switching supplier.

30 Jan

Ovo pays £8.9m for overcharging customers

Ovo will have to pay an £8.9 million settlement to customers after Ofgem found it had been billing customers incorrectly, or not at all, from 2015 to 2018.

14 Jan

Don’t get stung by backdated energy bills

Has your energy supplier tried to claim backdated payments on your bills? Did you know they can only backdate payments for 12 months? Find out more here.

07 Jan

Will the situation in Iran affect energy prices?

Instability in Iran due to US airstrikes could affect the cost of energy for households and businesses across the UK. Here we explain how and why.

18 Dec

Can local councils cut energy prices and help you go green?

Could local authority owned energy companies help offer households a fairer deal on energy, cut bills for millions of customers and even go green?

04 Dec

Are energy firms ripping off UK households?

British Gas and Scottish Power have become the latest suppliers to increase rates. But wholesale energy prices are falling - are energy firms ripping off UK households?

02 Dec

End of Npower signals the end of the Big Six

After SSE pulled the plug on its merger with Npower, Eon has pulled the plug on Npower - ending the Big Six and putting thousands of jobs at risk.

06 Nov

Why leaving the light on could be damaging your health

We’ve all been guilty of leaving lights on unnecessarily at one time or another - not only is it bad for the environment, it ight also be bad for your health.


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