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British Gas, E.on and Scottish Power open Warm Home Discount schemes for this winter - how to apply and get £140 off your energy bill

Households on a low income and in receipt of certain benefits may be able to get £140 off their energy bill this winter under the Warm Home Discount scheme. It comes as major suppliers, including British Gas, E.on and Scottish Power, have reopened their schemes for 2021/22.

30 September 2021

EDF’s tariffs for former Green Network Energy customers are set to end – switch now to avoid a £300/yr price rise

Former customers of failed supplier Green Network Energy (GNE) will be moved onto EDF’s pricey standard variable tariff (SVT) from October, with the cheap tariffs they were initially switched to set to end. If you were on one of these deals, switch now or you could end up overpaying.

15 September 2021

PFP Energy ceases trading – here's everything you need to know

PfP Energy, a gas and electricity supplier that has around 80,000 household customers, and small energy supplier MoneyPlus Energy, which has around 9,000 household customers, have today ceased trading. But your energy supply won't be affected. Here's everything you need to know.

13 September 2021

Energy price cap could be extended beyond 2023 and households given personalised switching advice under new Government plans

The energy price cap, which limits how much suppliers can charge households on poor value standard variable tariffs (SVTs), could be extended beyond 2023, while households on those tariffs will be given personalised switching advice, under new plans announced by the Government today.

23 July 2021

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