Domestic Energy

18 December

Why YOU will pay for energy collapses

Eight energy suppliers have gone bust this year. Here’s why YOU will have to help foot the bill for transferring customers to a new supplier.

10 December

OneSelect collapse – what are your options?

Another small energy supplier has gone bust. Here’s what to do if you’re affected by the collapse of OneSelect Energy.

23 November

Spark Energy collapse – what are your options?

Just days after Extra Energy went under another small supplier has gone bust. Spark Energy has announced it has ceased trading, affecting 290,000 households. If you’re a Spark Energy customer, here’s what happens next.

21 November

Extra Energy collapse – what are your options?

Here’s what to do next if you’re one of the 108,000 domestic customers, or the 21,000 business users, who have been affected by the collapse of Extra Energy.

13 November

Energy price hikes push millions into fuel poverty

Energy price hikes put gas and electricity bills up by 21%. The average yearly cost of the best deals jumped £148 to £1,042. Here’s what to do if you’re struggling this winter.

06 November

Will the energy price cap save you money?

Don’t wait for the price cap to kick in – switching energy supplier is the most effective way to make big savings on your energy bills.

09 October

How to fight climate change from home

An IPCC report on has shown climate change is an even more pressing problem than previously thought. Here’s how you can fight global warming from home.

02 October

Will Brexit lead to higher energy bills?

The UK’s exit from the European Union (EU) could lead to higher energy bills, according to a House of Lords committee. Here's why we could be paying more from 2019.

20 September

Energy theft – are you at risk?

Energy theft is costing the UK around £500 million every year – that’s at least £20 per person - here's how to spot and report a meter cheater.

06 September

Don’t wait for the price cap - cut your energy bills now

Households on a standard variable rate energy tariff will see their energy bills rise by around £139 when the price cap increases on October 1. Switch now to beat the increase.

The latest energy price cap review has seen the level of the cap rise by a whopping £139.

From October 1, the cost of a standard variable rate tariff will be capped at £1,277 per year - its highest ever level and an increase of 12% for a typical dual fuel direct debit customer.

Households on pre-payment meters will be hit even harder, with costs set to rise by £153 - from £1,156 to £,1309.Ofgem price cap to cut bills for customers on poor-value tariffs falls short of the £100 promised by the government. Which means swicthing supplier remains the best way to save on your energy bills.