Smart meter
Is your smart meter actually ‘smart’?

New research reveals some energy companies are still rolling out outdated smart meters that fail to work when consumers move to a different supplier

SSE sells retail arm to OVO Energy in £500m deal

The deal, once approved, will make OVO the second largest energy supplier in the UK

SSE to cut energy prices in line with Ofgem’s cap

However, some very low energy usage customers may see an increase on their bills

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