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Variable tariffs should be replaced argue First Utility

The independent energy provider First Utility have argued that all energy suppliers should be compelled to do away with standard variable tariffs. At present, of all the customers with the big six energy firms, just below 70% of them are … Continue reading

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Small energy firms excel with Ecotricity leading the way

More people than ever are being tempted by a switch from the big energy companies to their smaller independent competitors. This inference follows the release of a survey by consumer group, ‘Which?’, to find the best energy firms in Britain. … Continue reading

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E.ON paves the way for other ‘big six suppliers’ as it slashes gas prices by 3.5%

E.ON, one of Britain’s ‘big six’ energy suppliers, announced it is reducing its average gas prices by 3.5%, amid falling oil and wholesale gas prices, making it the first top energy supplier to cut its gas prices.

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1.5m Customers lose out on up to £110 due to defective meters

Energy UK, trade association for the energy industry, revealed on Wednesday that customers may have wrongly forfeited 25p each time they top-up, and although many customers have been overcharged far less, certain households could have lost out on £110 since … Continue reading

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New research reveals winter rituals of a ‘Hiber-nation’

With three quarters (75%) of Brits spending more time snuggled up at home in the colder months, new research from energy regulator Ofgem reveals Brits’ top winter rituals and shows we are a ‘hiber-nation’. Top of the ‘winter rituals’ list … Continue reading

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Top tips to help you save on your energy bills

Although we’re led to believe that an ‘Indian summer’ may be in our sights for October (here’s hoping!) there’s no doubt that the early mornings are becoming fresher and the evenings are starting to cool down as the nights begin … Continue reading

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Smart meters will save customers a max of 3% on their annual energy bill over the next 15 years

The state-backed installation of smart meters will save customers only 2% on the average annual energy bill, valued at £1328, until 2020 with savings expected to rise to 3% by 2030.

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Pressure heats up on energy providers to slash surcharges on consumer bills

Pressure’s heating up on the nation’s energy providers to slash the amount they apply to customer bills which aren’t paid via direct debit.

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