Utilities News

Household bills putting consumers under pressure

Thursday, May 3rd 2012
Consumers are finding it difficult to cope with spiralling energy bills, according to Santander. The spiralling cost of energy bills is putting a number of consumers under...

Study finds 85% of Brits want more renewable energy usage

Tuesday, April 24th 2012
British consumers are keen to see increased use of green energy sources. The government has been urged to encourage the use of clean British energy by a new survey conducted...

Energy providers to offer customers their best tariff

Wednesday, April 11th 2012
A new agreement will see energy firms contact customers once a year to make sure they are on the right deal. The UK government has agreed a deal with the country's major...

Energy bills will rise, British Gas director warns

Monday, March 5th 2012
The managing director of British Gas has warned that energy bills are likely to continue to soar over the next few years. Energy bills are likely to rise in the UK over the...

Ofgem considering price cap on energy bills

Friday, February 17th 2012
A price cap on fuel bills could be imposed by Ofgem. Ofgem has unveiled plans to impose a cap on gas and electricity bills for the first time in ten years. The energy...

Asda says energy bills put strain on household finances

Thursday, January 26th 2012
The amount of discretionary income available to families each week dropped by 7.2 per cent year on year in December. High gas and electricity bills put more pressure on...

EDF Energy cuts gas prices by 5%

Wednesday, January 11th 2012
A five per cent reduction in gas bills has been announced by EDF Energy. EDF Energy has become the first of the UK's Big Six gas and electricity providers to announce a...

Ovo Energy cuts dual-fuel prices by 5%

Monday, January 9th 2012
A five per cent price cut on dual-fuel bills has been announced by Ovo. Ovo Energy has announced a five per cent price cut for households signed up to its dual-fuel...

Co-operative Energy to cut gas and electricity bills by 3%

Tuesday, December 20th 2011
Ethical provider Co-operative Energy will cut its prices from next February. Co-operative Energy has become the first major gas and electricity provider in the UK to cut its...

British Gas pledges to simplify gas and electricity tariffs

Friday, November 25th 2011
Consumer Focus has welcomed plans from the energy industry to make tariffs easier to understand. British Gas and other utilities companies have pledged to simplify their...