Olympic sponsor EDF still bottom of complaints league

EDF Energy is still bottom of a complaints league table and was the only Big Six supplier to see a rise in complaint levels. The new table published today by customer champions Consumer Focus shows most energy suppliers saw a slight fall in complaint levels, with complaints falling by an average of 7% for the […]

E.ON to scrap cold-call doorstep sales?

The boss of energy supplier E.ON today said his firm is looking at ditching doorstep selling as part of a “reset” of the firm’s pricing and operations. The previously industry-wide practice has recently attracted controversy after a number of legal cases found some suppliers had been “misleading” customers. Several firms including SSE have now scrapped […]

RWE and E.ON pull plug on new nuclear project

In a surprise move today RWE and E.ON announced they are pulling the plug on Horizon, their new nuclear power project in the UK. The two German utilities announced they will not proceed with two new plants, pinning the blame on rising costs and the political backlash against nuclear power in their home country in […]

E.ON closing Kent coal plant

The Kent coal plant which was temporarily shut down by Greenpeace campaigners in a publicity stunt in 2008 will close for good next year. E.ON announced yesterday it is closing the coal-powered plant to fall in line with EU emissions rules. The Kingsnorth power station will go offline in March 2013 as set out by […]

E.ON cuts electric prices by 6%

Big Six power firm E.ON has announced it has joined EDF, British Gas, npower and SSE in cutting its prices. E.ON will cut their electricity prices by 6% as of the 27th February. The company say this will take £31 off the average annual bill for three-quarters of their customers. Dr. Tony Cocker, the company’s […]