Energy Prices

20 November

Ofgem proposes ‘bad debt’ energy price hike

Ofgem has proposed a £21 hike on energy bills from next April to cover increasing levels of “bad debt”. Here’s why we think that’s a bad idea.

09 November

What is Big Energy Savings Winter?

Big Energy Saving Winter is a national campaign to help you cut your energy bills and get all the financial support you’re entitled to. Find out more here.

01 October

How to manage your student utility bills

It’s time to go back to university – here’s how to manage your student utility bills, to keep costs in check and make that student loan go a little further.

29 September

Switch to these energy price cap beating deals

The latest Ofgem energy price cap takes effect from October 1, cutting energy bills for millions of households. But these deals are cheaper. Switch now.

25 September

Why NOW is the time to switch energy

It’s switching season. September is coming to an end and the first winter chills are in the air, which means now is the time to switch energy with UKPower.

06 July

What’s the problem with smart meters?

Smart meters are getting a bad press, largely due to lower than expected savings & technical issues. But here’s why smart meters are about more than saving money.

22 May

Energy prices drop to two year low

Gas & electricity prices are at their lowest point for two years - switch now to make the most of the savings, lock in low rates and cut your energy bills.

16 April

Who are the UK’s best and worst energy companies?

There’s more to energy switching than simply cutting the cost of your gas and electricity bills. Here are the UK's best and worst energy companies.

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.