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Electricity

Government confirms end of payments for new solar panels

The Government has announced that it will end payments for any solar panels which are installed from April next year

19 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

Outfox the Market hikes direct debits by up to 40%

Small supplier Outfox the Market is hiking prices for the third time in five months and changing how it takes direct debit payments – meaning some customers face paying 40% more during winter months

27 November 2018

2020 target for smart meter roll-out 'will not be met'

Technical problems are preventing energy companies from installing the new generation of ‘switchable’ smart meters to around a third of households in Great Britain, the public spending watchdog has found.

23 November 2018

Energy prices will NOT be capped at £1,137/yr, says Martin

Energy regulator Ofgem has finalised its plans for a price cap on tariffs – with all standard variable and 'default fixed' tariffs to be capped from 1 January 2019

6 November 2018

Octopus Energy hikes its prices by 11%

It's the third rise from Octopus this year - and it affects new and most existing customers

18 October 2018

British Gas price rise kicks in today – check now to see if you can save

Millions of British Gas dual fuel customers will be paying £44 more per year, on average, from today

1 October 2018

Npower ordered to co-operate in Ofgem's next collective switch trial

Npower must allow 100,000 of its customers to take part in Ofgem's next collective switch event

24 September 2018

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