Energy Industry

13 September

SSE to sell to Ovo

SSE is in talks over the sale of its UK retail energy business to OVO just months after the plug was pulled on a domestic energy merger with Npower. What’s going on?

15 August

Solarplicity and Cardiff Energy go bust

Two more UK energy suppliers have gone bust, taking the total number of energy suppliers who have ceased trading to 16 since January 2018.

28 May

Is National Grid public ownership the answer?

High prices, poor customer satisfaction and suppliers going bust - the UK energy industry is a mess. Is nationalisation of National Grid the answer?

30 April

Do you hate your energy company?

Energy suppliers top the list of homeowners’ most hated service providers. Here’s what to do if you have a problem with your energy supplier.

20 March

Are council-owned energy firms failing?

Council-owned energy firms have cut bills for thousands of households, but some have been bailed out by taxpayer loans. Are council-owned energy firms failing?

25 January

Why are energy suppliers going bust?

Why are so many energy suppliers going bust? And should this make you think twice about switching away from the Big Six? We take a closer look and offer some invaluable energy swithcing advice.

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.

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.

16 October

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.

25 September

Beat the Energy Price Rises

Three of the Big Six have anounced their second price rise of the year - the rest won't be far behind. Here's why you need to switch gas and electricity supplier to beat the price hikes.

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