Scottish Power trims standard gas price, but tariff's still 'outrageously expensive'
Scottish Power is the latest energy provider to announce a gas price cut of 4.8% but it takes effect from February
20 January 2015
iSupplyEnergy to stop making it difficult for customers to switch
Customers of iSupplyEnergy will no longer be blocked from switching if they don't tell it they're moving elsewhere
24 December 2014
Ofgem fines power firms over missed energy efficiency targets
SSE, Scottish Power and energy generator GDF SUEZ/IPM are to pay penalties totalling £4.6 million to charity
12 December 2014
First Utility faces customer backlash as complaints double
First Utility is the latest energy company to face a backlash from disgruntled customers over unresolved complaints
18 November 2014
Ofgem orders Scottish Power to shape up or stop selling
Scottish Power is facing a ban on sales activity unless it must meet tough targets Ofgem has set
14 November 2014
Energy switching slashed to 17 days for some
SSE has cut switching times to 17 days from today, and First Utility says it will introduce faster switching next week
5 November 2014
MoneySavingExpert.com launches the 10 day big winter switch event
We've negotiated tariffs cheaper than then cheapest energy deals using the power of our nine million email recipients
29 October 2014
Energy suppliers told to improve 'frankly awful' satisfaction levels
Ofgem has written to the big energy suppliers demanding they take action on the poor handling of complaints
26 September 2014
Ovo Energy top, Npower rock bottom in MSE's latest energy poll
Almost 80% of Ovo Energy users rated its service as 'great', while 9% said the same of Npower
22 September 2014
Energy prices to continue rising, experts say
Energy prices are unlikely to rise before December but there is a threat of increases over the next 12 months
9 September 2014
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