Energy Regulations

06 September

Don’t wait for the price cap - cut your energy bills now

Households on a standard variable rate energy tariff will see their energy bills rise by around £139 when the price cap increases on October 1. Switch now to beat the increase.

The latest energy price cap review has seen the level of the cap rise by a whopping £139.

From October 1, the cost of a standard variable rate tariff will be capped at £1,277 per year - its highest ever level and an increase of 12% for a typical dual fuel direct debit customer.

Households on pre-payment meters will be hit even harder, with costs set to rise by £153 - from £1,156 to £,1309.Ofgem price cap to cut bills for customers on poor-value tariffs falls short of the £100 promised by the government. Which means swicthing supplier remains the best way to save on your energy bills.

20 February

What will a price cap mean for your energy bills?

MPs say energy price cap needs to be in place by next winter to end “rip-off" energy prices. Here's the latest on the price cap.

07 February

Ofgem energy price hike for vulnerable households

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.

24 July

Smart energy use to save UK energy consumers up to £40bn

A massive shake up in the way electricity is produced, used and stored could save UK consumers up to £40 billion by 2050.

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?

27 June

How will the general election result affect energy prices?

Energy prices have been getting used as a political football for years now, with rival parties all-too-keen to give gas and electricity suppliers a good kicking to score with public opinion.

06 June

Manifesto for General Election 2017: Key points, policies and summary

With last week’s debates over and the general election looming, we look at the main points and policies of the Conservative party’s manifesto.

14 December

How to stop nuisance calls

If you’ve received a cold call from UK Power promoting boiler cover, rest assured it’s not from us. Here’s how to stop all unsolicited nuisance calls.

11 August

Government faces criticism over fast track fracking plans

After the plans for fracking in Lancashire were rejected, the Government now plans to write to local authorities to tell them to fast-track fracking applications.

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.