Energy Suppliers

18 September

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?

13 September

SSE to sell to Ovo

SSE is in talks over the sale of its UK retail energy business to OVO just months after the plug was pulled on a domestic energy merger with Npower. What’s going on?

15 August

Solarplicity and Cardiff Energy go bust

Two more UK energy suppliers have gone bust, taking the total number of energy suppliers who have ceased trading to 16 since January 2018.

07 August

The truth about the energy price cap

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?

16 July

Will the UK suffer energy shortages after Brexit?

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.

27 June

2019 - A record year for price hikes?

2019 could be the worst year on record for price hikes, as energy suppliers are cynically using the price cap as an excuse to push up prices across the board.

28 May

Is National Grid public ownership the answer?

High prices, poor customer satisfaction and suppliers going bust - the UK energy industry is a mess. Is nationalisation of National Grid the answer?

23 May

SSE to ditch domestic energy

SSE is to abandon the domestic energy market by next year, after losing over half a million customers in the last 12 months. How will this affect energy customers?

30 April

Do you hate your energy company?

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.

24 April

Loyalty doesn’t pay – switching is the way

Energy companies make their money from customer inertia – if you don’t switch supplier when your current deal ends, you’ll be overpaying for energy.

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