Small energy supplier Bulb raises prices for third time this year

Customers will see their annual bills increase by £102 annually from 11th November 2018

Small energy supplier Bulb receives £60m investment

DST Global and Magnetar is investing in the company, which provides renewable power to consumers

EU bans halogen bulbs in favour of greener LEDs

LEDs are more expensive in the short-term but cheaper over an extended period

Small supplier Bulb raises energy prices by 5.1%

Consumers will see the average bill increase by £4 a month when it comes into effect on 12th August

Small supplier raises energy prices by 2.8%

Small supplier Bulb has announced plans to increase energy prices following spikes in wholesale prices. The average customer will see a 2.8% increase on their gas and electricity bill, rising from £855 to £879 a year. It will apply to all of Bulb’s 300,000 customers on the single Vari-Fair tariff and will come into effect […]

Price cap loophole ‘could see £700m in overpayments’

More than seven million households across the UK could be excluded from the government’s proposed energy price cap as a result of a legislative loophole. That’s according to green energy supplier Bulb, which says green tariffs are currently exempt from being limited. It says this will allow suppliers to charge more if they can prove […]

Mixed reactions to May’s energy price cap pledge

There have been mixed reactions to Prime Minister Theresa May’s pledge to introduce a draft bill next week to put a cap on energy bills. Trade body Energy UK believes it is important growth of competition and market engagement is not halted. Chief Executive Lawrence Slade said: “One of the major contributors to high energy […]

Big Six ‘overcharge loyal customers £7.3bn’

The Big Six energy suppliers have overcharged their most loyal customers by as much as £7.3 billion. That’s according to renewable energy company Bulb, which suggests each family that stuck with the same provider for the last five years overpaid by an average of £853 each. The firms, which include British Gas, SSE, Eon, npower, […]

Small energy supplier questions British Gas price rise

A small energy supplier has questioned the price rise announced by British Gas as it claims energy costs have fallen. Centrica, the owner of the Big Six company, said it will be increasing electricity prices by 12.5%, taking the total annual dual fuel bill to £1,120. The price rise will come into effect on 15th […]

Green supplier Bulb announces second price cut

Green energy company has announced a price cut which is expected to save householders £20 a year on their bills. It is the second price reduction this year – taking the total savings to £50 annually. The energy supplier says it follows improvements in its technologies and processes as well as lower wholesale energy prices. […]