E.ON customers can compare energy use with the Joneses

E.ON customers can now compare their energy bills with households of a similar size and type and against the most energy efficient homes in their areas. The energy firm has joined forces with US company Opower to launch the ‘Saving Energy Toolkit’ – an online platform which will provide tailored advice to consumers and help […]

E.ON launches flat rate standing charge for small businesses

Power supplier E.ON is introducing a flat rate electricity and gas standing charge in a bid to make pricing easier for small businesses. The new move will benefit businesses joining the energy company or existing customers renewing onto a fixed-term contract from tomorrow. It follows Ofgem’s launch of the new standards of conduct for energy […]

Another one bites the dust – E.ON ends auto-rollover contracts

The supplier which first publicly called on energy companies to ditch auto-rollovers, E.ON, has announced it is scrapping auto-rollover contracts for small to medium sized businesses (SMEs). More than a month after rival British Gas stole a march on the German-owned firm, it has finally decided to end the controversial contracts for new and existing […]

E.ON ditches cold calls to home energy users

Everyone dreads a phone call from an unknown number – and now homeowners can breathe a sigh of relief as energy supplier E.ON is ditching cold calls to them. The company confirmed on Friday it will stop all unsolicited residential telephone sales calls. As of today (19 August 2013), E.ON will only get in touch […]

UK householders missing out on savings by not switching

Almost one in three households in Britain are missing out on potential savings by not switching their energy tariffs. A new survey of 2,000 people by energy firm E.ON also revealed although 53% of people know they have to switch suppliers to get the best deal, one in five said they find it too confusing. […]

Working overtime adds extra energy costs to SMEs

Employees in Britain’s small-to-medium sized businesses (SMEs) working overtime are adding extra costs to their firms’ energy bills. According to new research, three quarters of people in SMEs work overtime, clocking in an additional 1.9 hours a day on average. It suggests the average SME employee works overtime three days a week and around 22% […]