Price cap: Energy bills to fall for 15m households from April

A total of 11m homes on standard variable tariffs will see a reduction of £17 a year

Ofgem investigates if Utilita overcharged energy prepayment meter customers

The regulator said the opening of the probe does not imply any findings have been made about non-compliance by the supplier

Energy bills to fall by £75 as Ofgem lowers price cap

The default price cap will reduce from £1,254 to £1,179 from 1st October until March 2020

CMA: Energy price cap for prepayment meter customers may increase

The competition watchdog intends to adjust the methodology used to calculate its prepayment price cap ‘in order to better reflect costs’

Competition watchdog launches review into prepayment meter cap

It will use information on the progress of the smart meter rollout to determine whether the prepayment price cap would need to be revoked early or extended

Views sought on energy PPM customers’ self-disconnection

Ofgem has launched a call for evidence until 10th December 2018

Around 140k poor and vulnerable households see power cut off

This occurred after not being able to afford to top up their prepayment energy meters

Ofgem lowers price cap for prepayment customers

Ofgem has announced it will lower the level of a prepayment price cap which is expected to cut bills for around three million households. The change, which will come into effect on 1st October, will reduce energy bills for householders who prepay for their electricity, mostly with traditional coin or token operated prepayment meters. The […]

Energy price cap for prepayment customers come into effect

A temporary price cap for prepayment meter customers has now come into force. It is one of the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) recommendations, following a two-year investigation into the energy market. It found people using prepayment meter customers had less choice and were paying “disproportionately higher bills” than customers paying by other means, including […]

Price cap to save prepayment customers £80 a year

Around four million households on prepayment meters are expected to save £80 a year on energy bills. Ofgem has announced a temporary price cap which will come into effect in April. It was one of the measures recommended by the competition watchdog following a two-year investigation of the energy market. The levels of cap will […]