Energy Prices

30 March

What type of energy switcher are you?

Energy switches drpped by 2.3% in 2020 as the pandemic messed up our routines. But doesWhat kind of switcher are you?

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?

22 December

Will the UK suffer energy shortages after Brexit?

The UK could suffer gas supply shortages and increased energy costs when it leaves the EU, according to industry experts. We take a closer look at the problem and what you can do about it.

08 December

How to save money on your energy bills this Christmas

UK households are expected to spend a whopping £41m on energy bills this Christmas day. Here's how to trim those festive gas and electricity bills.

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.