Energy Suppliers

04 September

12 more energy suppliers cease trading

12 more UK energy suppliers have ceased trading, as Robin Hood Energy sells its customer base, along with that of 11 ‘white labels’ to British Gas.

31 August

What to do if your energy supplier goes bust

What would you do if your energy supplier went bust? We answer your questions to make you’re not left in the dark if your energy provider goes out of business.

18 August

How many people switch energy?

2020 looks set to be another record year for energy switching - here’s why now is the time to switch to a better deal for gas and electricity.

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.

28 May

Can your energy supplier stop you switching?

Energy suppliers have been blocking certain price comparison services to stop customers switching – but are suppliers actually allowed to block switches?

15 April

Should you switch to a smaller supplier?

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?

20 March

Energy help during coronavirus crisis

The coronavirus crisis has put us all in financially perilous circumstances, but it looks like there could be help for people struggling to pay their energy bills at this time.

30 January

Ovo pays £8.9m for overcharging customers

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.

14 January

Don’t get stung by backdated energy bills

Has your energy supplier tried to claim backdated payments on your bills? Did you know they can only backdate payments for 12 months? Find out more here.

18 December

Can local councils cut energy prices and help you go green?

Could local authority owned energy companies help offer households a fairer deal on energy, cut bills for millions of customers and even go green?