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

CMA: Energy price cap for prepayment meter customers may increase

The competition watchdog intends to adjust the methodology used to calculate its prepayment price cap ‘in order to better reflect costs’

CMA clears RWE’s purchase of 16.67% stake in E.ON

The UK’s watchdog found no competition concerns

CMA investigates RWE’s proposed buyout of 16.67% stake in E.ON

As part of the deal, RWE is selling its 76.8% stake in innogy to E.ON

CMA appoints panel members for prepayment meter cap review

The provisional decision and consultation is expected to be published this summer

Competition watchdog launches review into prepayment meter cap

It will use information on the progress of the smart meter rollout to determine whether the prepayment price cap would need to be revoked early or extended

Special Report: Energy price cap – how did it come about?

Here’s a quick timeline that takes you through it

UK competition watchdog clears SSE-npower retail energy merger

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said the proposed tie-up would not affect householders