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Energy direct debit hiked? Challenge it

Some energy customers who switched last winter have voiced frustrations about new suppliers upping direct debits

The 17 DAY Big Energy Switch Event III

We've negotiated cheaper than the cheapest gas & electricity tariffs so millions can save £280/year

Typical energy usage falls, but it doesn't mean you'll pay less

Ofgem has today revised typical usage figures, which are used across the industry to help people compare prices

Test your energy fix - check if you can save £100s

Most comparison sites give the WRONG savings (as Ofgem tells 'em to). Now we're uniquely revolting...

Energy customers set to get 24 hour switching

Energy customers will be able to switch suppliers within 24 hours by 2018, under plans confirmed by the Government

'Millions paying too much for energy'

Millions of households are "paying too much" for energy, a Competition and Markets Authority investigation has found

Large energy suppliers must include QR codes on bills to help switching

From today, energy suppliers with 50,000+ customers will need to include QR codes on bills to help users compare tariffs

Ofgem wants fees scrapped for prepaid energy meters

Ofgem calls for energy suppliers to scrap charges of up to £360 to install and remove prepayment meters

Cheapest energy deals for three years - save £280/year

There's a hidden energy price war - while standard prices are unchanged, switchers' deal prices are falling

Energy firms told to pass on price cuts by the Government

Energy firms are facing increased pressure from the Government to pass on a fall in wholesale costs

'I'm £900 in credit but ExtraEnergy won't tell me what I owe'

ExtraEnergy is to begin sending bills on a quarterly basis rather than every six months, following billing complaints

Ofgem to be given powers to cut energy prices, under Labour plans

Ofgem will be given powers to order suppliers to cut prices by the end of the year if Labour wins the general election