Tag: Gas and electricity

Private sector input needed before UK smart meter roll-out

Smart Energy GB’s plan aims to install digital energy ‘smart meters’ in every home in the UK by the year 2020. However, worries about the government’s ability to run the program cause company in charge to call for private sector … Continue reading

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Energy companies must be more open about tariffs

Many energy companies sell their power with various different names through satellite companies. These companies often offer a variety of different tariffs at a range of different prices.

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Property energy ratings – important or not?

Recent findings have revealed that only one in ten people consider a properties energy rating when hunting for a new home, a poor energy rating could end up costing you thousands of pounds extra per year in household bills.

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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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Inflation falls to 0.3% in January

UK Consumer Prices Index Inflation went down to 0.3% in January 2015, the lowest rate it has been at since the Office for National Statistics began gathering the data in 1989. This means it has fallen by 0.2% since December … 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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Energy UK urges customers to reclaim more than £400m from frozen accounts

Following recent findings, Energy UK (trade association for the energy industry) have launched a campaign to target British Gas, EDF Energy, E.ON, npower, Scottish Power and SSE in a bid to get the frozen cash back to those from whom … Continue reading

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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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