Energy Suppliers

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?

04 December

Are energy firms ripping off UK households?

British Gas and Scottish Power have become the latest suppliers to increase rates. But wholesale energy prices are falling - are energy firms ripping off UK households?

02 December

End of Npower signals the end of the Big Six

After SSE pulled the plug on its merger with Npower, Eon has pulled the plug on Npower - ending the Big Six and putting thousands of jobs at risk.

01 December

Power to Switch - New government campaign to encourage energy consumers to shop around

A new campaign from the DECC encourages consumers to take control of their energy bills, by engaging with the market and making sure they're not paying more than they need to.

14 November

Centrica fights energy price cap in court

Centrica has won a court battle with Ofgem over the way it calculated the cap on energy prices.

30 October

Ofgem issues final warning to energy suppliers

Ofgem has issued GnErgy a final order to pay its Renewables Obligations (RO). Is another energy supplier about to go bust?

24 October

Ofgem crackdown on energy firm collapses

Ofgem plans to make gas and electricity companies to be subjected to independent audits in bid to boost customer service and prevent collapses.

09 October

Energy tariff and switching Q & A

What's the difference between a fixed and variable tariff? How long does it take to switch energy supplier? We answer your energy questions.

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.