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Tech giant innovation threatens established carmakers

Google, Intel, Tesla and Uber are increasingly pushing autonomous driving, connected cars and electrification

Energy prices sign
66 energy deals ‘are still more expensive than the price cap’

There are 66 energy deals remaining on the market that cost more than the price cap. That’s the claim made by auto-switching service Look After My Bills, which has published new research suggesting the most expensive, a fixed offering from supplier Ebico at £1,312.29, is £175 more costly than the limit enforced for standard variable tariffs at […]

Global power and utilities deal value hits record $241.8bn in Q3

A new report from EY suggests gas and renewables led the way

Renewables help to drive power and utilities deal value to historic high

Clean energy accounted for around 46% of the agreements made in the most recent quarter

Renewable energy tariffs ‘are now among cheapest on the market’

Price comparison service uSwitch says the number of environmentally-friendly tariffs on the market has shot up to 57 this year

Cheapest energy deals ‘up £50 since January’

MoneySavingExpert over the last two years the cost of the cheapest deal has jumped by an average of £112 a year

Power and utilities mergers hit all-time high of $97bn

EY says 15 multi-billion-dollar deals accounted for 90% of this figure

Oil & gas deals hit five-year low in 2017

The volume of global oil and gas deals hit a five-year low in 2017. That’s according to a new report from business services firm EY, which found the total value of global transactions fell to $343 billion (£247bn) from $390 billion (£281bn) the year before. Despite a 21% increase in single deals of more than $1 […]

Tariff switching hits new heights in 2017

Switching figures for this year have hit nearly five million, topping 2016’s record heights. That’s according to the latest figures from Energy UK, which suggest this has been partially driven by new companies joining the Energy Switch Guarantee (ESG), which now covers more than 90% of the market. The industry-led initiative sees companies sign up […]

Customers ‘in the dark over energy bills’

  As many as 13 million households are unaware they could be on the UK’s worst value energy deals. That’s the verdict from customer communication specialist Wiraya, which has claimed of the 66% of UK households estimated to be on the worst value tariffs by Ofgem, just 17% are actually aware of it. In a […]