Energy Prices

10 March

Competition and Markets Authority Report Sets Out Proposals to Reform The Energy Market

We take a look at the CMA’s report from the 10th March 2016 to see what it entails, the key points and what it means to energy customers!

11 February

British Gas Announces Price Drop

British Gas become the latest of the Big Six to announce a price drop on their standard gas rates but is it the cheapest? Read more here.

20 January

E.ON Announces Price Drop and Market Leading Tariff

For the first time in six months, one of the big six energy companies have announced a price drop.

15 January

Switching To a Better Deal - The Best Tool Against Overcharging Energy Suppliers

Read our response to the news that energy companies are overcharging domestic customers by failing to lower prices in line with falling wholesale costs.

04 January

Families Are Skimping on Heating to Afford Housing Costs

According to charity Shelter, a quarter of UK families have to reduce winter outgoings to make ends meet, including skimping on heating and warm clothes to be able to afford rising housing costs.

15 July

British Gas to cut household gas prices by 5%

British Gas has made a sweeping saving for over 6.9million of its consumers by announcing its second price reduction in six months.

13 July

The legacy of high energy bills continues

The Government has axed the plan to make all new build houses carbon neutral by 2016. Planners and activists are up in arms about the radical decision that could result in unchanging high energy bills.

07 July

CMA report finds that the big six have been overcharging us by almost £2billion – over 70% of consumers are on the wrong tariff.

The big six have come under fire after the most recent investigation from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). The CMA has found some seriously damning evidence in regard to the prices consumers are paying for their energy.

01 July

Switch in summer before you get hit with a £200 bill!

When energy tariffs expire, customers are typically rolled onto suppliers standard tariffs which are usually their most expensive tariffs available.

27 March

UK energy consumption falls as the average household bill rises

A recent report has found that energy consumption in the UK has fallen in 2014, but the average cost of a households energy bill has risen. Scott Byrom explains why this might be.