Scottish and Southern
SSE to hike dual fuel energy prices by 6.9% next month
Millions of SSE customers on its standard tariff will see their energy bills jump next month
13 March 2017
Energy firms to cut average prepay prices next month to hit cap – but some customers will actually pay more
Many UK households which prepay for energy will see their bills drop from April while some will see increases
9 March 2017
Urgent. Cheapest energy deals disappearing fast - lock in & fix NOW
Cheapest deal has rocketed by £100 in 6mths. Standard prices are rising – save £200+/yr by locking in now
28 November 2016
SSE freezes energy prices until April 2017 – but you can slash bills by switching
Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) has announced it's freezing its standard gas and electricity prices until April 2017
18 November 2016
Fixed-rate energy customers face huge price rises when deals end – switch to beat the hikes
Customers who move to the cheapest energy tariffs are facing big price hikes once those deals end, research has found
12 September 2016
Extra Energy bottom of complaints table once again amid ongoing Ofgem probe
Embattled energy supplier Extra Energy has once again been ranked bottom of the Citizens Advice performance table
1 September 2016
SSE under investigation over switching vulnerable customers to prepay meters
Concerns about SSE’s approach to switching its customers onto prepay meter tariffs has sparked an investigation
29 July 2016
Co-op Energy blames IT problems as it tops complaints list
The Ombudsman Services received 136 complaints per 100,000 customers about Co-op Energy in the three months to September
11 November 2015
Not-for-profit energy provider launches, but is Robin Hood Energy any good?
Nottingham City Council has launched
16 September 2015
Co-op hit by customer service backlash in MSE energy poll
Co-op Energy has drastically fallen down the customer services rankings over the last six months
8 June 2015
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