E.ON, EDF and npower back competition commission investigation

Three of the Big Six energy firms have decided to back an investigation on fair pricing from the Competition Commission. Consumer Focus have questioned whether companies who dominate a market like the Big Six do, can be competitive enough to deliver affordable prices. Adam Scorer, Director of External Affairs at Consumer Focus, said: “The penny […]

EDF price rise pushes average energy bill up to £1,300

The price rise announced by EDF Energy today has pushed the average energy bill up to £1,300, claims Consumer Focus. EDF bumped up electricity prices by 4.5% and gas by 15.4%. The campaign group says that this will mean many Brits will have “tough decisions” to make over the winter. Mike O’Connor, Chief Executive of […]

Ofgem defends its role

Ofgem has defended its role in the energy market as a consumer group warned that customers worry whether rising prices are “fair”. The warning comes as SSE became the third Big Six energy provider to increase its gas and electricity prices. Mike O’Connor, Chief Executive of Consumer Focus said: “Ofgem must get to the heart […]