Energy Prices

Energy bills: ‘big savings’ for millions of UK households
Gas prices
In Brief

Energy bills: ‘big savings’ for millions of UK households

Ofgem reduces the price cap due to lower wholesale energy costs following Covid-19
7 Aug 2020
The pros and cons of nationalisation
nuclear power plant
In Depth

The pros and cons of nationalisation

Debate rages over Labour Party’s pledge to bring energy sector under government control
20 May 2019
Why energy prices are to rise for millions across UK
Energy bills
In Depth

Why energy prices are to rise for millions across UK

Households on default tariffs will pay extra £117 a year on average
7 Feb 2019
Sark in the dark: why island faces electricity shutdown
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In Brief

Sark in the dark: why island faces electricity shutdown

Pricing dispute between government and energy firm reaches boiling point
26 Nov 2018
Why the UK government's smart meter project has stalled
Smart meter
In Depth

Why the UK government's smart meter project has stalled

National Audit Office says that with 39 million meters still to be replaced, government has no chance of hitting 2020 deadline
23 Nov 2018
Energy bills: how to save money on gas and electricity
Gas hob
In Depth

Energy bills: how to save money on gas and electricity

There are lots of things customers can do to ensure they are getting the most for their money
9 Aug 2018
UK energy price cap approved by MPs
Gas prices
In Brief

UK energy price cap approved by MPs

Five million households set for lower energy bills this winter
20 Jul 2018

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UK companies to report energy use after Brexit
New rules will shine a light on business energy use
In Brief

UK companies to report energy use after Brexit

Government aims to cut power use by 20% over the next decade
19 Jul 2018
Frozen Britain faces winter energy crisis
UK consumers are facing a surge in gas prices as demand outstrips supply
In Brief

Frozen Britain faces winter energy crisis

Explosion at gas processing plant interrupts supply across Europe and sends prices soaring
13 Dec 2017
Why you need to switch your energy provider now
Big six face grilling
In Brief

Why you need to switch your energy provider now

Making a change can prevent a sharp rise in your bills
19 Sep 2017
Energy customers overcharged by £102m last year
Energy bills
In Brief

Energy customers overcharged by £102m last year

uSwitch says billing errors and compensation delays are 'unacceptable' as it calls for clampdown
16 Aug 2017
'Urgent' energy price cap extension considered
Energy bills
In Depth

'Urgent' energy price cap extension considered

Vulnerable customers could get extra help under watchdog proposals
3 Jul 2017
Npower hits out at government green schemes
NPower
In Depth

Npower hits out at government green schemes

Around a fifth of UK workforce to go after company racks up losses of £106m in 2015
8 Mar 2016
British Gas rejects claims of 'sickening' profits
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British Gas rejects claims of 'sickening' profits

Despite making three price cuts in the past year, the UK's largest energy supplier has just reported bumper earnings
18 Feb 2016
British Gas: D-day looms large for owner, Centrica
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British Gas: D-day looms large for owner, Centrica

Competition probe one of many challenges for utility giant, which has had to slash its dividend
6 Jul 2015
BRITISH GAS: Profit dip despite inflated prices
Gas hob
In Brief

BRITISH GAS: Profit dip despite inflated prices

Warmer weather and higher wholesale energy costs believed to have had impact on profits
20 Feb 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 28 Nov 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 28 Nov 2012

28 Nov 2012
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