Prorogation of Parliament causes environmental and trade bills to be dropped

The Renewable Energy Association said the move was ‘another blow for the renewable and clean technology industry’

Nearly two-thirds of water consumers want more supplier transparency

A new report suggests the public want to understand more about where their money goes and how it is spent

Millions of households ‘to see prices rise by up to £439 as fixed deals end’

Price comparison service uSwitch says customers will be automatically rolled onto more expensive tariffs once contracts end in in July, August and September

Prepayment plans are ‘financial prison sentence for millions of households’

Auto-switching service Switchcraft claims these deals can lock billpayers into an ‘energy-poverty trap’

2019 ‘could be the worst year for energy price rises on record’

Look After My Bills suggests both the frequency and severity of price hikes could reach unparalleled levels this year

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Urgent action ‘needed to improve support for vulnerable customers’

A new report calls for suppliers, regulators and government, as well as other organisations to do more to identify and assist struggling billpayers

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Majority of consumers ‘like the idea of time-of-use tariffs’

Smart Energy GB says most customers would be keen to sign up to time-of-use deals if they could save money or help the environment

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Congratulations on your new baby… but don’t forget about the energy bill

A new study suggests a baby being born means a household’s energy bills are likely to rise by a third

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Energy price cap ‘could see £1.67 billion added to UK bills on the 1st of April’

uSwitch believes this could happen if suppliers increase their rates to match the level of the cap

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Millions of elderly people forced to ration energy over winter

Compare the Market says 23% of people older than 65 limited energy use over the last few months to save money