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This page gives historical details of gas and electricity price rises and falls as they were announced by the gas suppliers and electricity suppliers during the year 2013.

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2013 Gas & Electricity Price Update History

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Supplier & Date Description

23 December 2013

Co-operative Energy have launched a new tariff: Co-operative Energy Fixed Price July 2015 , offering fixed prices until 31st July 2015 and no early termination fees.


23 December 2013

OVO Energy has released a new version of its Just Rewards tariff with updated prices.


18 December 2013

Spark Energy have launched  Direct Debt Advance 3


17 December 2013

npower have launched a new tariff: npower Price Fix August 2015 , offering fixed prices until 31st August 2015 and no early termination fees.


12 December 2013

first:utility have launched a new tariff: first:utility iSave Fixed 14 July 2015 offering fixed prices until 31st July 2015. The tariff comes with early termination fees of £30 per fuel.


09 December 2013

British Gas have announced a 3.2% price reduction, updated on all British Gas current tariffs listed on UK Power.


04 December 2013

I Supply Energy have launched a new tariff: isupplyenergy iFix 201501 , offering fixed prices until 31st January 2015.


29 November 2013

Co-operative Energy have launched two new tariffs: Co-operative Energy Fixed March 2015 and Co-operative Energy Fixed March 2016.


23 November 2013

British Gas have launched new tariffs:

  • British Gas Fix & Fall Feb 2015
  • British Gas Fix & Gift Card May 2015

23 November 2013

Sainsbury's Energy have launched new tariffs:

  • Sainsbury's Energy Fix & Reward May 2015
  • Sainsbury's Energy Fix & Nectar May 2015
  • Sainsbury's Energy Fixed Price February 2015

22 November 2013

OVO have launched new tariffs, including the new 'flexible direct debit' allowing you to lower your payments this month, and pay off the difference the next.

  • OVO New Energy Fixed
  • OVO Green Energy Fixed

Both come with a flexible direct debit option with a discount of 5%


06 November 2013

LoCO2 have launched a new tariff: LoCO2 Pocket Fixed March 2017. This tariff provides at least 20% of your electricity from renewable technologies. Prices are fixed until 31st March 2017 and the tariff comes with no cancellation charge.


01 November 2013

Scottish Power have launched a new tariff: Scottish Power Fixed Price Energy December 2015


23 October 2013

Scottish Power have launched a new tariff: Scottish Power Online Fixed Price Energy February 2015.

The following tariffs have been removed from the market:

  • Scottish Power Online Fixed Price Energy December 2014
  • Scottish Power Online Fixed Price Energy March 2015

20 October 2013

npower have announced a large price increase.


16 October 2013

British Gas have announced a large price increase.


13 October 2013

Pioneer Energy have launched new prices for their products.


10 October 2013

Scottish Power have launched a new tariff: Scottish Power Online Fixed Price Energy March 2015


09 October 2013

SSE Group have today announched price increases of 8.2%. The UK Power website has been updated and includes the new prices.

SSE Group have launched a new tariff called 2 Year Fixed Price.


09 October 2013

M&S Energy have launched a new tariff: M&S Energy Fixed Price Dec 14


07 October 2013

npower have launched a new tariff: npower Price Fix April 2015


02 October 2013

EDF have launched EDF Energy Blue +Price Promise March 2015 and EDF Energy Blue +Price Freeeeze March 2017


30 September 2013

Scottish Power have launched a new tariff:  Scottish Power Unifi Fixed Energy January 2015


19 September 2013

Scottish Power have launched a new tariff: Scottish Power Online Fixed Price Energy December 2014


16 September 2013

OVO Energy have launched two new versions of their tariffs: OVO Energy New Energy Fixed and OVO Energy Green Energy Fixed.


08 September 2013

isupplyenergy have launched isupplyenergy iFix201410


08 September 2013

npower have launched two new fixed tariffs: npower Online Price Fix November 2014 and npower Price Protector March 2017.


04 September 2013

First Utility have launched iSave Fixed v10 , providing fixed energy prices until January 2016.


29 August 2013

Scottish Power have launched a new tariff: Scottish Power Help Beat Cancer Fixed Price Energy January 2017


28 August 2013

Scottish Power have launched a new tariff: Scottish Power Fixed Price Energy March 2015 v2. This tariff is Monthly Direct Debit only.


27 August 2013

EDF Energy have launched a new tariff:  EDF Energy Blue+Price Promise December 2014


06 August 2013

npower have launched three new tariffs: npower Price Fix December 2015 , npower Price Fix September 2016 and npower Price Fix September 2016.


14 July 2013

E.On have launched three new products: E.ON Age UK Fixed 1 year v4 , E.ON Energy Fixed 1 year v4 and E.ON Energy Fixed 2 year v4.


14 July 2013

SSE Group have launched a new tariff: SSE Group 1 Yr Fixed Price Plan , offering fixed prices for a year. The tariff comes with early termination fees.


11 July 2013

Sainsbury's Energy has launched two new tariffs: Sainsbury's Energy Fixed Price October 2014 offers fixed energy prices until 31st October 2014. Sainsbury's Energy Online October 2014 is guaranteed to be cheaper than Sainsbury's Energy 'Clear & Simple' unit rates until 31st October 2014.


11 July 2013

Scottish Power have launched a new tariff: Scottish Power Online Fixed Price Energy November 2014 , offering fixed energy prices until 31st October 2014, online billing and no early termination fees.


11 July 2013

British Gas have launched a new tariff: British Gas Fixed Price October 2014 , offering Fixed energy prices until 31st October 2014. Early termination fees apply.


10 July 2013

Scottish Power have launched a new tariff. Scottish Power Help Beat Cancer Discounted Energy October 2014. Scottish Power will donate up to £20 to Cancer Research UK over the lifetime of the offer. The tariff has no early termination fees.


07 July 2013

Scottish Power have launched a new product: Scottish Power Online Energy Saver 23 , offering prices that remain 7.1% cheaper than Scottish Power's Standard prices until 30th September 2014. The tariff is available with Monthly Direct Debit only, and comes with early termination fees of £25 per fuel.


01 July 2013

EDF Energy have launched two new tariffs: EDF Energy Blue +Price Freeeeze November 2016 offers fixed prices until 30th November 2016 and EDF Energy Blue +Price Promise September 2014 offers fixed prices until 30th September 2014. Neither tariff comes with early termination fees. Blue +Price Promise September 2014 comes with a promise to tell you if you can save at least £1 a week at typical use with another suppliere.


30 June 2013

LoCO2 have launched two new tariffs: LoCO2 Planet Fixed 3 offers 100% renewable electricity. No CO2 emissions, as well as fixed energy prices for 1 year. LoCO2 Pocket Fixed 8 ensures at least 20% of your electricity is sourced from renewable technologies. The rest made is up of good-quality combined heat and power (CHP). Again, the tariff is fixed for 1 year.


20 June 2013

npower have launched a new product: npower Energy Online October 2014 , offering prices guaranteed to be 2% cheaper than npower's Standard offline charges until 31st October 2014 for the average dual fuel customer. This is an online billing tariff with early termination fees of £30 per fuel.


16 June 2013

M&S Energy have launched a new tariff: M&S Energy Fix & Save , offering fixed energy prices until 30th September 2014. Early termination fees apply of £50 (inc. VAT) regardless of fuel options.


10 June 2013

Scottish Power have launched a new tariff:  Scottish Power Fixed Price Energy March 2015 , offering fixed prices until 28th February 2015. This tariff has early termination fees and is available to Quarterly Direct Debit, Variable Direct Debit and Pay on Recipt of Bill customers.


09 June 2013

npower have launched a new tariff: npower Online Price Fix February 2015 , offering fixed energy prices until 28th February 2015. Customers receive bills online.


04 June 2013

Scottish Power have launched a new tariff: Scottish Power Platinum Fixed Energy October 2015 , offering fixed prices until 30th September 2015.

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29 May 2013

British Gas have launched a new tariff: British Gas Online Variable August 2014 , offering rates guaranteed to be 4% less than British Gas's Clear & Simple until 31st August 2014.


27 May 2013

Scottish Power have launched a new tariff: Scottish Power Unifi Fixed Price Energy November 2014.

Unifi allows you to stay in control of your electricity use whether you're home or away, set targets to reduce your consumption and operate your appliances at the touch of a button. Unifi may help you to drive down your electricity use and reduce your carbon footprint.


16 May 2013

Scottish Power have launched a new tariff: Scottish Power Online Fixed Price Energy October 2014 , offering fixed prices until 30th September 2014. This tariff has early termination fees and is only available to customers paying by Monthly Direct debit.


09 May 2013

npower have launched two new tariffs: npower Price Fix September 2016 offers fixed energy prices until 30th September 2016 with no cancellation fees.

npower Online Price Fix August 2014 offers cheaper fixed prices until 31st August 2014 with cancellation fees of £30 per fuel.


08 May 2013

Scottish Power have launched a new online tariff, Scottish Power Online Energy Saver 22 , guaranteed to be 6.3% cheaper than Scottish Power's Standard prices until 31st July 2014. No standing charge (only pay for what you use) and dual fuel or electric only available - there is no gas only option. The tariff comes with early termination fees of £25 for gas and £25 for electricity.


30 April 2013

LoCO2 have launched a new tariff: LoCO2 Pocket Fixed 7 offering fixed energy prices for 1 year and at least 20% of your electricity sourced from renewable technologies. The rest made is up of good-quality combined heat and power (CHP).


29 April 2013

Sainsbury's Energy have launched two new tariffs: Sainsbury's Energy Price Check July 2014  tracks the cheapest standard Dual Fuel Direct Debit tariff rates of all major suppliers at average consumption, until 31st July 2014. Early termination fees of £20 per fuel apply.

Sainsbury's Energy Online July 2014 offers prices guaranteed to be 4% less than Sainsbury's 'Clear & Simple' rates until 31st July 2014. Early termination fees of £30 per fuel apply.


24 April 2013

Scottish Power have launched a new tariff: Scottish Power Fixed Price Energy February 2016 , offering fixed energy prices until 31st January 2016. Paper or online billing are available. The tariff comes with early termination fees of £25 per fuel.


15 April 2013

first:utility have launched a new tariff: first:utility iSave Fixed v8 September 2014 , offering fixed energy prices until 30th September 2014. The tariff comes with an early termination fees of £30 per fuel.


14 April 2013

npower have launched two new tariffs: npower Online Price Fix June 2014 offers Fixed energy prices until 30th June 2014 and online billing. Customers may pay by Direct Debit only. There are early termination fees attached of £30 per fuel.

Npower Online Price Fix December 2014 offers fixed energy prices until 31st December 2014 and online billing. Customers may pay by Direct Debit only. There are early termination fees attached of £40 per fuel.


10 April 2013

Ovo Energy have lauched two new fixed tariffs today: OVO Energy New Energy Fixed and OVO Energy Green Energy Fixed. These replace the previous versions of the tariffs, coming in at a higher price. The supplier will also increase prices on its variable tariffs on Monday 20th May. We’ve updated the tariffs on the website to reflect the new pricing.


09 April 2013

isupplyenergy have launched a new tariff: isupplyenergy iFix 201405 , offering cheap electricity prices, fixed rates until 31st May 2014 and online billing. The tariff comes with early termination fees attached.


08 April 2013

EDF Energy have launched a new tariff: EDF Energy Blue +Price Promise February 2015. This tariff offers fixed prices until 28th February 2015, no early termination fees, online billing by default, and a promise to tell you if you can save at least £1 a week at typical use with another supplier.


25 March 2013

SSE have launched a new tariff: SSE Discounted Energy Bonus Oct 2014 , offering unit rates that are guaranteed to be 10% less than SSE's Standard rates until 1st October 2014. The tariff comes with early termination fees and is dual fuel only.


18 March 2013

Scottish Power have launched a new tariff: Scottish Power Online Fixed Price Energy August 2014, fixed prices until 31st July 2014 and no early termination fees! This is a No Standing Charge offer to customers who take both gas and electricity or electricity only.


15 March 2013

npower have restructured all their standard rate tariffs and launched two new tariffs: Online Price Fix May 2014 and Price Fix December 2015.

npower have announced that they will be restructuring their standard tariffs ahead of new licence conditions due later this year. Most significantly, this change will replace the current two-tier format with a simpler standing charge and single unit rate structure. The tariff restructuring will affect current npower customers from 1st May 2013, and new customers immediately. The new prices are now live on the UK Power website for our users to compare against.

npower Online Price Fix May 2014  offers fixed energy prices until 31st May 2013. Online billing is manditory and customers must pay by direct debit (quarterly or monthly). The tariff is available to new or existing npower customers and early termination fees apply.

npower Price Fix December 2015 offers fixed energy prices until 31st December 2015. Paper or online billing options are available. Customers may pay by Monthly Direct Debit, Quarterly Direct Debit or Pay on Receipt of Bill. The tariff is available to new or existing npower customers and early termination fees apply.


25 February 2013

SSE Group have launched a new tariff, Discount Energy Bonus May 2014 , offering unit rates guaranteed to be 11% less than Standard rates until 1st May 2014. The tariff is available for both paper and online billing. Early termination fees apply.


20 February 2013

first:utility have launched a new tariff:  first utility iSave Everyday  offering to beat the lowest price of the Standard Tariffs for all Big Six energy suppliers, at the national average. Dual fuel or electric-only, this tariff comes with no early termination fees.


13 February 2013

npower have launched a new tariff: npower Go Fix April 2014 , offering fixed energy prices until 30th April 2014, online billing for Monthly Direct Debit customers only. Dual fuel or single fuel  are available and there are early termination fees of £30 per fuel.

This tariff replaces npower Price Protector March 2014 , which has now been withdrawn from sale.


12 February 2013

Utility Warehouse will update their prices as of 1st April 2013. The new prices are already live on the UK Power website for users to compare against.


12 February 2013

Co-op have increased prices for their Pioneer tariff.


11 February 2013

Scottish Power have launched a new online tariff, Scottish Power Online Energy Saver 21 , guaranteed to be 7.5% cheaper than Scottish Power's Standard prices until 31st May 2014. No standing charge (only pay for what you use) and dual fuel or electric only available - there is no gas only option. The tariff comes with early termination fees of £25 for gas and £25 for electricity.


31 January 2013

Sainsbury's Energy have launched two new tariffs:

Sainsbury's Energy Price Check April 2014 tracks the cheapest standard Dual Fuel Direct Debit tariff rates of all major suppliers at average consumption, until 30th April 2014.

Online April 2014 is guaranteed to be 4% less than Sainsbury's 'Clear & Simple' rates until 30st April 2014.


17 January 2013

SSE Group have launched a new tariff, SSE Discount Energy Bonus April 2015, offering prices guaranteed to be 11% less than SSE's Standard rates until 31 March 2014 and at least 2% less after that, until 1st April 2015.


08 January 2013

SSE Group have launched a new tariff for their brands Scottish Hydro, Southern Electric, SSE and SWALEC, Discounted Energy April 2015. Guaranteed to be 2% less than SSE's Standard rates until 1 April 2015 this tariff comes with early termination fees.


08 January 2013

M&S Energy have launched a new tariff, M&S Energy Capped Price , offering capped energy prices until 28th February 2015. This means that prices will not go up before 28th February 2015, though they may go down.


08 January 2013

Sainsbury's Energy have raised prices for their variable rate tariff, Price Check January 2014.


07 January 2013

npower have launched a new tariff, npower Energy Online August 2014 , guaranteed to be 2% cheaper than npower's Standard charges until 31st August 2014 for the average dual fuel customer. This is an online billing only tariff available to customers paying by Monthly Direct Debit only. The tariff comes with termination fees.

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