SSE in talks over sale of UK retail energy business to OVO

If the deal is reached, OVO will become one of the largest energy companies in the country

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E.ON to supply all customers with 100% renewable power

The change means more than 3.3 million homes will be provided with electricity from solar, wind and biomass plants at no extra cost

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SSE’s pre-tax profits drop 38% to £725m

The Big Six energy giant said the results “clearly fell well short” of what it hoped to achieve at the start of the year

BP-backed energy supplier Pure Planet cuts prices

Customers will see their energy bills reduce by £24 a year

SSE plans more than 400 job cuts

The Big Six supplier said the ‘voluntary enhanced redundancy opportunities’ cover both its customer service and smart meter installation teams

Sainsbury’s Energy customers moved to British Gas

The supplier was a white label of the Big Six company

Ofgem proposes to revoke npower’s provisional order for switching trial

The regulator, however, ‘remains disappointed’ with the Big Six supplier’s conduct throughout this matter

SSE appointed to take on failed Brilliant Energy’s customers

They will be switched over to the Big Six supplier on 15th March following which they can shop around and switch again with no exit fees

ScottishPower pledges £2bn for UK renewable energy in 2019

It follows the Big Six supplier’s commitment to transition to 100% green power

Co-op Energy and Ebico increase prices

The news follows price rises confirmed by all the Big Six companies after Ofgem announced an increase in the energy price cap from April