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  • Government calls for 24-hour energy switching

    Energy companies will be compelled to provide 24-hour switching to consumers under proposals laid out today by Ed Davey, the energy secretary.

    Kevin Pratt

    Updated: 31 October 2013

  • Take control of your energy costs!

    Energy is big news at the moment. This week industry leaders were hauled before MPs to justify their steep price increases and account for their whopping profits.

    Kevin Pratt

    Updated: 30 October 2013

  • Help with your energy bill!

    Home energy bills are distressingly high – especially now we’ve had price hikes well above the rate of inflation from leading suppliers.

    Naomi Caine

    Updated: 29 October 2013

  • Scottish Power follows energy herd with 8.6% hike

    Another one bites the dust! Scottish Power is the fourth of the Big Six energy providers to raise its standard tariff charges in the past two weeks.

    Kevin Pratt

    Updated: 24 October 2013

  • New nuclear plant – will it mean cheaper energy?

    The government has today given the green light for a new £16billion nuclear power plant to be built at Hinckley Point C in Somerset.

    Les Roberts

    Updated: 21 October 2013

  • Time to switch as npower joins price hike rush

    Another week, another energy price hike! It’s now three down, three to go, as npower becomes the third of the ‘Big Six’ energy suppliers to raise its charges.

    Kevin Pratt

    Updated: 21 October 2013

  • British Gas joins price hike stampede

    We knew it wouldn’t take long! British Gas, Britain’s biggest energy supplier is hiking gas and electricity prices by an average of 9.2% – 8.4% on gas and 10.4% on electricity

    Kevin Pratt

    Updated: 17 October 2013

  • Thames Water customer? Good news on price hike

    Millions of Thames Water customers have received welcome news about their bills after Ofwat, the water industry regulator, said it is not going to allow the firm to push throu

    Kevin Pratt

    Updated: 16 October 2013

  • 5 poor excuses for not switching energy suppliers

    The third domino has fallen. Energy firm npower has announced average energy price hikes of 10.4% from December 1, just days after British Gas said it

    Mark Hooson

    Updated: 14 October 2013

  • Back to basics: All you need to know about energy bills

    Energy price hike season has started in earnest, making it more important than ever to switch energy provider and find the most competitive deal possible. Why pay more than yo

    Melanie Wright

    Updated: 11 October 2013

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