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Power NI to hike electricity prices by 6%

Northern Ireland's largest energy supplier Power NI is to hike electricity prices by 6.1%, meaning the typical bill for those on its standard tariff will jump by £35/year.

15 August 2019

Energy price cap for prepayment customers could be extended after smart meter delays

The competition watchdog has called for the prepayment price cap to stay in place after 2020 due to the slow roll-out of smart meters

31 July 2019

Avro Energy banned from taking on new customers

Small energy firm Avro Energy has been banned from taking on new customers because it hasn't joined the national smart meter network

18 June 2019

Sainsbury's Energy relaunches – this time Npower is providing the fuel

Sainsbury's has today relaunched its energy offering, after partnering with big six firm Npower

24 April 2019

Sainsbury's Energy customers moved to British Gas – here's what you need to know

If you're a Sainsbury's Energy customer, your account has been switched to British Gas

18 April 2019

Solarplicity banned from taking on new customers

Energy supplier Solarplicity has been banned from taking on new customers for three months, or until it improves its customer service

22 February 2019

British Gas and Scottish Power to hike bills after Ofgem price cap rise

About three million British Gas customers will be hit with an average £119/year rise from Monday 1 April

19 February 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

Sainsbury's Energy to close and switch customers to British Gas

If you're a Sainsbury's Energy customer, your account will switch to British Gas in April

5 February 2019

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