Competition watchdog to examine Ofwat’s price review after appeals

Last December, the regulator said water companies across England and Wales must cut their bills by 12% before 2025

Prosafe and Floatel merger falls through

The decision follows an in-depth investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority which highlighted serious competition concerns

Yorkshire Water rejects Ofwat’s price determination and seeks CMA appeal

Last December, the regulator said water companies across England and Wales must cut their bills by 12% before 2025

SSE completes sale of retail unit to OVO Energy for £500m

The deal makes OVO one of the biggest suppliers in Britain, now serving almost five million customers

Ofgem investigates if Utilita overcharged energy prepayment meter customers

The regulator said the opening of the probe does not imply any findings have been made about non-compliance by the supplier

Competition watchdog approves OVO Energy’s £500m SSE deal

The acquisition is expected to be completed in January 2020

Competition watchdog investigates £500m OVO Energy and SSE deal

The Competition and Markets Authority is inviting comments from interested parties until 6th November 2019

Ofgem ditches database of disengaged energy customers

The database was one of the recommendations made by the competition watchdog in 2016 following a two-year investigation of the retail energy market

CMA: UK energy prepayment price cap should be extended beyond 2020

A revised methodology to calculate the cap means customers would pay an extra £1 a week on average

Government targets firms exploiting customer loyalty – will energy suppliers face direct CMA fines?

Under the proposals, the Competition and Markets Authority will receive new powers to decide if consumer law has been broken by companies