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Watch Martin Lewis's energy bills crisis emergency help video as prices soar

Martin Lewis has warned that anyone coming off a cheap, fixed energy deal faces a huge bill shock with the cheapest tariffs now costing 40% more than they did last year. In a new video, the MoneySavingExpert.com founder explains why energy prices are at an all-time high and what you can to do about it.

20 September 2021

Martin's WARNING: Your energy bill's about to JUMP by £100s – here are my 11 need-to-knows

The cheapest deals cost 40% more than a year ago, and are still rising. Fail to act & you'll face a huge bill SHOCK. This autumn's signature noise will be a deep thud... the sound of jaws hitting the floor, as people finally see the practical evidence of the energy bill catastrophe laid bare.

14 September 2021

British Gas to delay rise in direct debits for millions on standard tariffs over winter - but many could save £139/yr by switching

British Gas has announced it will keep direct debits for 2.3 million customers the same this winter, despite huge price hikes that'll hit next month. It says it will keep an extra £50 in customers' pockets – but most will likely be far better off switching.

2 September 2021

Green energy tariffs to be investigated over concerns suppliers are exaggerating their environmental benefits

Ministers will consider whether energy firms need to provide clearer information to households about their green tariffs, including the type of renewable energy used, such as wind or solar, where the renewable power was generated and when.

15 August 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

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

EDF, E.on, Npower and Scottish Power to hike bills for millions by almost £100/yr after energy price cap rise

All four firms are raising prices by the maximum allowed under the new energy price cap announced earlier in February. But most households can beat the hikes and save £200/yr by switching to a cheaper deal.

18 February 2021

Furious Yorkshire Energy customers STILL waiting for credit refunds after Scottish Power takeover

Former customers of defunct gas and electricity supplier Yorkshire Energy have vented their anger at delays being switched to new provider Scottish Power and obtaining credit refunds.

12 February 2021

Green Homes Grant funding to be cut by £1.5 billion

Funding for the Green Homes Grant voucher scheme is set to be slashed by around £1.5 billion from March, it's been revealed

10 February 2021

E.on prepay customers 'left without heating' after thousands of top-ups delayed

Furious E.on pay-as-you-go energy customers say they've been left without heating and power in the middle of winter after their online top-ups failed to go through. But you can top-up over the phone in the meantime if you're struggling online

6 January 2021