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Energy switching

Only FOUR energy tariffs left under £1,000/yr on average as cheap deals vanish

This continues the trend of a sharp fall in cheaper tariffs we identified during the summer

9 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

You can now pay upfront for your energy for the next year – but is it a good deal?

Small supplier Eversmart Energy has launched the cheapest one-year fix on the market – but you'll need to pay the whole cost upfront

29 October 2018

Ebico hikes some customers' bills by £100/year

The change will hit customers on the Ebico Zero tariff – one of the few deals on the market without standing charges – on 29 November

23 October 2018

One-third of smart meters at risk of 'staying dumb' after energy switches

There's a risk that a third of first generation smart meters may never be upgraded to accept new switching technology, a Government report has revealed.

19 October 2018

New automatic energy switching service launches

Weflip is Gocompare's new website that promises to switch energy users automatically when it identifies a saving of at least £50

15 October 2018

Energy users ditching big six for smaller firms

More customers than ever are switching energy suppliers, with increasing numbers deserting the traditional big six firms

11 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

Last sub-£900 energy deal is pulled as Outfox the Market hikes prices

Energy supplier Outfox the Market has announced it is increasing the price of its variable tariff by 7.4%, with 50,000 customers to see the rise hit in November

21 September 2018

Ovo could 'fine' energy customers for calling or tweeting it

Energy supplier Ovo is set to change its current online discount in favour of a new £60/year 'self-serve reward'

21 September 2018

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