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

Brilliant Energy goes bust

It is the 10th supplier to collapse over the last year

Octopus Energy granted £13.2m to cover failed supplier Iresa’s debts

The money includes almost £11.5m in customer credit balances

Another energy supplier out of business…

Our Power has become the 10th energy company to go bust in a year

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Economy Energy has gone bust

The energy supplier’s collapse leaves 235,000 consumers in a state of limbo until they are appointed to a new provider

Bristol-based OVO Energy buys Spark Energy

It has separately been appointed by Ofgem to take on around 290,000 customers

ScottishPower takes on Extra Energy’s customers

That includes 108,000 domestic customers and 21,000 business customers

Spark Energy becomes seventh supplier to go bust this year

It supplies gas and electricity to around 290,000 householders

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Extra Energy collapse: Responses

It is the sixth supplier to have ceased trading this year

Extra Energy latest supplier to go bust

Customers are being advised not to switch suppliers yet and to take a meter reading, ready for when their new energy provider contacts them