Gas and electricity news and energy saving tips
The UK’s overreliance on gas has contributed to the price of energy increasing. We look at three ways to fix the marker.
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.
British Gas and Scottish Power have become the latest suppliers to increase rates. But wholesale energy prices are falling - are energy firms ripping off UK households?
If your kids are keen gamers, their gaming habits could be pushing your energy bills through the roof! Here’s what to do if your energy bills are too high.
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.
The big five energy suppliers have met with key stakeholders to discuss what they can do to help consumers. But does it go far enough?
Households are expected to have a sharp increase in their standing charges, but does where you live affect how much you will have to pay?
If you pay your energy bills by Direct Debit, there’s a good chance your supplier owes you upwards of £100. Here’s how to claim your money back.
The UK’s energy crisis is still ongoing, with experts now forecasting bills to rise by up to £900 in winter.
The energy crisis in the UK has caused energy prices to skyrocket. Here is all you need to know about getting help with the rising energy costs.
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.
British Gas is the last of the Big Six to announce it will be putting up the price of electricity - here's how you can protect against future price hikes.
Energy firms have come under fire for forcing too many customers to use prepaid meters, but can you stop your supplier from installing one?
The energy price cap has been in place just over a month, and Ofgem has announced it’s going up by 10%. Is the price cap doing more harm than good?
There's been troubling signs that energy suppliers have upped household’s direct debits above that of the price cap. Learn more about what’s happening here.
Could local authority owned energy companies help offer households a fairer deal on energy, cut bills for millions of customers and even go green?
5 million vulnerable households are to be hit with a price hike on their annual energy bills, despite being protected by the energy price cap.
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.
Ovo will have to pay an £8.9 million settlement to customers after Ofgem found it had been billing customers incorrectly, or not at all, from 2015 to 2018.
The government have announced plans to introduce a price cap on the domestic energy market, designed to end rip off energy prices.
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.
With wholesale prices fluctuating wildly, is now the best time to fix your energy prices or should you stay the course?
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.
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?
There are any number of financial risks involved in running a business, here's how to budget effectively and reduce the risks to your microbusiness or SME.
Ofgem’s energy price cap isn’t working. The best way to save money is by switching to a better deal. Here’s all you need to know about the price cap and switching supplier.
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.
The energy price cap has been reviewed again, and it won’t help all households. Switching remains the best way to save. So what’s the problem with the price cap?
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.
How does the UK energy market stack up against that of other European countries? Click here to find out about UK vs EU energy prices and consumption.
Learn about the benefits and drawbacks of nuclear powered energy, along with how the development of the Hinkley Point C will affect domestic energy prices.
The UK is experiencing a cost-of-living crisis with energy prices soaring, but can the UK’s energy security strategy help dampen this? Read about it here.
Hurricane Harvey has had a devastating effect of the most southerly states of the US - and the global energy market might also take a hit.
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.
If you pay for your energy by monthly direct debit, your energy company may actually be taking more money from you than it needs – in which case, you could be due a refund.