Ofwat challenges Thames Water’s price rise request

Ofwat is to challenge Thames Water’s request for an 8% increase in the annual average household bill next year. The water regulator is assessing the company’s application to work out whether the price rises, which would add £29 to customers’ bills currently at around £354, are justified. Some of the increase could affect customers of […]

Russia hands Ukraine a $7bn gas bill

Russia has reportedly handed Ukraine a $7billion bill for gas which Kiev had committed to buy last year but didn’t take. Russian state firm Gazprom is said to have demanded the cash from Ukrainian gas company Naftogaz for the 2012 gas imports. The bill could be linked to Ukraine’s recent deal with Shell for rights […]

Every little helps… for E.ON customers

E.ON has teamed up with supermarket giants Tesco to help reduce their customers’ bills this winter. For every £10 worth of Tesco Clubcard vouchers used, E.ON customers will have £15 deducted from their bill. Ian Simkin, Clubcard Rewards Director at Tesco said: “We know that household budgets are under pressure and that customers are looking […]