Energy Industry

02 December

Millions could face fuel poverty this winter as a result of rising energy bills

It is estimated that as many as 150,000 pensioners could fall into fuel poverty this winter and around 1.1 million will struggle to pay their bills. Read more.

07 October

Should you switch energy suppliers?

Energy prices have risen to unusually high levels. But why is this happening? What should you do if your fixed-rate deal is ending soon? And why are there no prices online? Read on to find out.

16 August

Rise in gas prices could see energy suppliers go bust

Renewable energy deadlines and record highs on the UK gas market mean a string of small suppliers could potentially go bust by the end of August.

12 July

How to deal with energy debt

Almost 3 million households are in debt with an energy supplier. Here’s what to do if you’re struggling to pay your energy bills.

24 May

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.

12 January

Power cuts avoided but price rises on the way

Urgent action from National Grid averted an energy supply crisis, but it came at a cost with wholesale prices increasing four-fold. Are price rises on the way?

18 May

How to save energy and switch supplier this summer

If your fixed rate energy deal is up in the next couple of months, a summer switch could knock hundreds of pounds off your winter energy bills.

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.

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.