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18 February

British Gas boost for prepayment households

British Gas has dropped the minimum top-up for prepayment energy customers from £5 back to £1, following customer anger.

13 February

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 February

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 January

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.

21 January

Switch to beat the January price hikes

UK Households saved £2bn by switching in 2019. Fixed rate deals ending in January could push up bills by a £16m. Switch now to beat the price hikes.

14 January

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 January

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.

03 January

Ofgem August power cut fines

Ofgem fines three electricity suppliers a total of £10.5m after a power cut in August left over a million people with no electricity and caused travel chaos.

18 December

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 December

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?