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Energy switching

Spark Energy stops trading – what you need to know

The Selkirk-based supplier has ceased trading - if you're a customer, here's what you need to know

23 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

Ofgem proposes new tests for energy suppliers to get licences

The energy regulator has proposed financial and customer service tests for new suppliers

21 November 2018

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

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