Number of UK households in energy debt hit five-year high towards end of 2020

Almost 777,000 households were in debt between July and September 2020, according to a new report

Hackers attack People’s Energy’s customer database

The attack has reportedly affected 270,000 customers

EDF Energy to pay £6m to Ofgem after breaching market regulations

The energy firm admitted: ‘EDF ETG takes this issue extremely seriously and apologises for the error’

Ofgem minded to allow ScottishPower to claim £10.6m

The amount is for the costs incurred in acting as a supplier of last resort for Extra Energy

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RIIO-2 price control: Energy Networks Association responds

David Smith, CEO of the ENA said: ‘Achieving net zero emissions requires sustained investment, innovation and a supportive and forward-looking regulatory regime’

Ofgem finalises RIIO-2 price control to direct £40m of funding into electricity network

Approximately £30bn will help establish a ‘stronger, greener and fairer GB energy system’, while more than £10m will be held on standby to pay for future green energy projects

ScottishPower chosen to take on Yorkshire Energy customers

Around 74,000 domestic customers and a small number of business customers will now move to ScottishPower following a competitive process run by Ofgem

Ovo’s last resort supply payment claim of £45k approved by Ofgem

The claim covers the costs incurred in acting as supplier of last resort to domestic gas customers of former supplier Cardiff Energy Supply Limited

Ofgem gives £9m to hydrogen research facility

Cash part of £12.7 million project investigating how transmission assets could transport hydrogen in the future

Ofgem approves EDF’s last resort supply payment claim of £4.2m

The energy supplier is seeking to claim certain additional costs incurred after taking on former supplier Solarplicity’s customers last year