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24 April

How much more energy are you using in lockdown?

The coronavirus lockdown means more of us will be at home for most of the day, and that means higher energy bills - but how much more energy are you using?

15 April

Should you switch to a small energy supplier?

Although there are more than 70 energy suppliers to choose from, 75% of households are still with the Big Six. Is it time you switched to a smaller supplier?

01 April

How to save energy and cut business costs

Energy efficiency goes beyond cutting carbon footprints – check out UK Power’s 5 top energy saving tips to see how your business can save money.

20 March

Energy help during coronavirus crisis

The coronavirus crisis has put us all in financially perilous circumstances, but it looks like there could be help for people struggling to pay their energy bills at this time.

19 March

Energy saving tips for coronavirus self-isolation

The coronavirus crisis means more of us will be spending more and more time at home, and the extra gas and electricity usage will be adding to our energy bills.

26 February

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?

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.