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Sale of 30,000 former Economy Energy customers to another supplier blocked by regulator

Ofgem says the deal between collapsed Economy Energy and small provider E may no longer be effective

17 January 2019

BT promises a year without broadband or phone price hikes

BT says prices for its millions of broadband, mobile or line rental customers will be frozen until March 2020

15 January 2019

Ovo Energy to take on Economy Energy's 235,000 customers

Ovo Energy has been appointed by the energy regulator Ofgem to take on Economy Energy's 235,000 domestic customers, after the firm stopped trading earlier this week

14 January 2019

Residents of Norfolk village reclaim £1,000s in water bill rebates

Word spread on a community Facebook group, and now at least 20 households have claimed back about £200

11 January 2019

One in four households now have smart meters

Energy Minister Claire Perry revealed the stat while giving evidence to MPs this morning

9 January 2019

Solar panel power payments set to return – but how much you'll get and from when is unclear

Households with solar panels will be paid for excess electricity exported to the grid - but but it won't come in before April when the current scheme ends

8 January 2019

Economy Energy stops trading

Economy Energy, an energy supplier with about 235,000 domestic customers, has ceased to trade

8 January 2019

Outfox the Market U-turns on direct debit changes

The move comes after customers voiced their anger at the small supplier

4 January 2019

British Gas owner in legal challenge to energy price cap

Energy firm Centrica - the parent company of British Gas - is seeking a judicial review of how energy regulator Ofgem has calculated the energy price cap

21 December 2018

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