Ofgem to extend ban on acquisition-only tariffs

The energy regulator will extend the ban on acquisition-only tariffs but plans to remove it within the coming year due to insufficient benefits and potential consumer costs

Sharp increase in energy supplier switching

Nearly 213,000 customers switched suppliers last month, marking the first time switching numbers soared past 200,000 since the crisis, according to a report

Summer energy switching in hibernation?

Last month, there were 78% fewer changes of supplier compared to those in June 2021, according to a report

Are cheap energy deals threatened with extinction?

The cheapest fixed tariff energy deals cost £1,700 more than the price cap, according to a new report

Comparison site ‘goes bust amid energy crisis’

Price comparison site Energy Helpline has allegedly collapsed into administration

Energy crisis now pauses the government plan for auto-switching

The move aims to stabilise the energy retail market in the short-term

Stricter rules ‘will be set to halt energy firms’ greenwashing’

The measures will allegedly protect consumers that may be misled into signing up to ‘green’ tariffs based on false green credentials

British Gas X more details revealed

With the new online supplier, British Gas aims to bring back customers from low-cost competitors

Scottish supplier takes swipe at competitors for “undercharging” web shoppers

Scottish supplier SSE took a covert swipe at its competitors yesterday for “undercharging” internet customers at the expense of others while ostensibly backing the Prime Minister’s announcement that all the suppliers should offer customers their lowest tariff. This isn’t the first time the supplier has broken ranks with fellow Big Six suppliers over energy policy […]