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New energy deal – 3% off energy bills available for almost anyone for a year

E.on Next's 'Pledge' tariff, which is now open to newbies, promises a 3% discount (about £50 a year on typical use) on the Price Cap for a year. We've full info in our MSE News story.

23 January 2024

Martin and MSE among organisations calling for energy social tariff as millions expected to struggle with bills this winter

The Government must urgently introduce an energy social tariff to prevent millions of households from falling into fuel poverty this winter, consumer organisations including MoneySavingExpert have said.

29 September 2023

E.on Next becomes first big name supplier to launch fixed deal available to all costing less than the Energy Price Cap – should you switch?

E.on Next has become the first big name energy supplier to launch a fixed tariff costing below the Price Cap that's available to both new and existing customers.

8 September 2023

Martin Lewis grills Energy Secretary over lack of action on standing charges and missing support for vulnerable households this winter

Energy Secretary Grant Shapps has been questioned by MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis about his lack of action to bring down standing charges and why he's yet to introduce an energy social tariff.

19 July 2023

Urgent: On non-smart prepay for energy? You have until 30 June to use or lose your £400 Government help vouchers

Over 1.7 million vouchers (15%) – worth over £110 million in total – have yet to be redeemed, according to the latest official statistics.

26 June 2023

Royal British Legion offering veterans and their families grants of up to £1,200 to help pay bills – check if you're eligible and how to apply

The UK's largest charity dedicated to supporting the armed forces community has today launched a grant scheme for veterans and their families who are struggling to pay their energy bills.

23 June 2023

Martin Lewis: Existing customer-only energy deals should be published for all to see

MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis is today writing to the boss of energy regulator Ofgem urging him to ask all suppliers to publish existing customer-only tariff info, to make it easier for households to understand if a fixed deal is worth switching to.

19 June 2023

Good Energy and Ovo Energy to refund 18,000 households after overcharging them - here's what you need to know

Around 18,000 Good Energy and Ovo Energy customers have been, or are to be, refunded and offered compensation after the energy firms were found to have charged some users more than the maximum rates allowed.

18 May 2023

Boost energy users left with shock debt to repay after meter error – your rights explained

Some households on a Boost prepayment meter have been hit with unexpected extra charges - totalling hundreds of pounds in some cases - due to billing error which meant they had been paying too little for their energy.

9 May 2023

Why energy bills are rising this month despite the postponement of 20% price hikes

Energy bills are rising for many this month despite the postponement of a 20% planned price increase in April.

14 April 2023