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Igloo Energy to hike prices by 12% from August – but it's still among the cheaper players on the market

Around 180,000 Igloo Energy customers will see their gas and electricity bills rise by £111/yr from August, the energy provider has revealed. But most could beat the hikes and save £100+/yr by switching to a cheaper deal.

6 July 2021

Bulb to hike energy prices by £69/yr for millions from June – but most can save £200+/yr by switching

About 1.7 million Bulb customers will see gas and electricity bills rise for a second time this year, after the supplier announced it is raising the price of its standard credit tariff by £69/yr on average from next month. But most can beat the hikes and save £200+/yr by switching to a cheaper deal.

21 May 2021

Energy autoswitching to be trialled and Warm Home Discount payments to rise under Government shake-up

Autoswitching households to cheaper energy deals is to be tested under new Government plans to keep gas and electricity bills affordable, while Warm Home Discount payments will increase

14 December 2020

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