More suppliers to bump up energy bills

EDF dual-fuel customers will pay £1,138, an increase of £96

Energy bills increase up to £96 as price cap rises

The change, from 1st April, is estimated to affect 15 million customers

Almost three million UK households ‘owe £188m to energy suppliers’

An estimated 1.9 million households plan to spend less on food in order to be able to pay for their energy bills, according to a report

Energy switching continued to fall in the second quarter of 2020

The number of electricity switches reached the lowest level since the first quarter of 2018, according to the latest Ofgem data

Council’s green tariff scheme help households save £258 on power bills

More than 1,600 households participated in the energy switching scheme, the carbon savings of which were estimated to equate to the removal of 1,059 cars from the road

‘Nearly half a million Brits switch during coronavirus lockdown in April’

This is a 29% decrease compared to April 2019 when 668,371 customers switched supplier, according to a report

Smart meters ‘key to engaging energy customers’

Smart meters are a “key” incentive for customers to switch their energy suppliers. That was the message from industry experts at an event which talked about consumer engagement in the UK energy market. According to Gillian Cooper, Head of Retail Energy Markets at Citizens Advice, smart meters are providing customers with accurate bills as well […]

Collective energy switching saves Essex £1m

ELN reporter Jacqueline Echevarria travels to Essex to find out more about the collective energy switching scheme which helped consumers save £1 million in the last year.

Collective switching ‘can make energy suppliers cut prices’

It is possible to make energy suppliers reduce their gas and electricity prices through collective switching. That’s the view of Councillor David Finch, Leader of Essex County Council, who told ELN how energy companies cut prices to help householders lower their bills. Power suppliers bid to offer the lowest rate for energy contracts under the Essex Energy Switch campaign, which […]

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