Energy Prices

19 December

UK vs EU Energy - Prices, consumption and renewables

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.

29 November

Are you struggling with fuel poverty?

The UK has around 2.5 million households living in fuel poverty. What exactly is fuel poverty, why is it on the increase, and what can be done about it?

21 November

Is this the end of the standard variable rate tariff?

British Gas is scrapping its standard variable rate tariff (SVT) – but will other energy suppliers follow suit and end these expensive energy deals?

05 September

4-step plan to cut your gas and electricity bills before the cold snap

The forecasts say we're in for an Indian summer, so follow our 4-step plan to start saving on your energy bills before the cold snap hits and the heating goes on.

31 August

Will Hurricane Harvey have an impact on UK energy prices?

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.

17 August

What is the warm home discount?

Increasing energy costs and falling wages means more UK households are struggling to pay their energy bills. The Warm Home Discount can help ease the strain.

15 August

How the smart meter roll out is pushing up your energy bills

A lack of skilled engineers could be putting the government's 2020 smart meter deadline in jeopardy, and pushing up the cost of your energy bills.

08 August

Government energy review – public service or lip service?

The government is launching a review into energy prices - just a week after British Gas announced its price rises - but will it make any difference?

03 August

How to protect yourself against energy price hikes

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.

04 July

Can Ofgem deliver a fairer energy deal?

Responsibility for the government’s energy price cap will be handed over to Ofgem - but can the energy regulator make the market fairer for all?