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'Misleading' smart meter ad banned

A 'misleading' radio advert which claimed installing a smart meter could save consumers an average of 354 kilowatt hours a year has been banned

6 March 2019

Npower becomes third big six supplier to hike bills after Ofgem's price cap rise

Npower has become the third big six supplier to increase its energy prices to the maximum allowed under the new cap on standard variable tariffs - hitting customers with an average 10.3% price rise from 1 April

13 February 2019

New energy price cap up 10% – but it's NOT the maximum anyone will pay, warns Martin Lewis

Energy prices are set to rise by about £117 from Monday 1 April for millions on standard tariffs

7 February 2019

Feeling the chill? Check if you're eligible for winter fuel help incl £140 warm home discount

Pensioners and people on certain benefits can get £100s off their winter energy bills

24 January 2019

Sale of 30,000 former Economy Energy customers to another supplier blocked by regulator

Ofgem says the deal between collapsed Economy Energy and small provider E may no longer be effective

17 January 2019

British Gas owner in legal challenge to energy price cap

Energy firm Centrica - the parent company of British Gas - is seeking a judicial review of how energy regulator Ofgem has calculated the energy price cap

21 December 2018

SSE and Npower merger will not go ahead

The two big six energy firms, SSE and Npower, will no longer go ahead with their planned merger

17 December 2018

Small energy supplier OneSelect stops trading – what you need to know

One Select, a small supplier with 36,000 domestic customers, has become the latest energy firm to stop trading. If you're affected, your energy supply will continue as normal and any outstanding credit balance you have is protected.

10 December 2018

Outfox the Market hits customers with FOURTH price hike in six months

Small energy supplier Outfox the Market has announced it is to raise prices yet again - the second time it's announced a hike this month, and the fourth since June.

29 November 2018

Scottish Power takes on Extra Energy's 108,000 customers

Customers of the gas and electricity provider Extra Energy, which stopped trading last week, are to be taken on by Scottish Power

27 November 2018

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