Economy 7 customers “hit hardest by price rises”

Price rises have hit hardest among customers on tariffs which offer cheaper electricity at off-peak times such as during the night, it was claimed over the weekend. Economy 7 is a time-of-use tariff used by 3.9 million UK households where customers are charged different rates for electricity at different times. Price comparison firm Which? compared […]

Market reform needs to factor in home energy storage

The electricity market reform (EMR) package confirmed in the Queen’s Speech should support the potential for homeowners to have their own energy storage, according to ‘smart’ home firms. To avoid hitting consumers with bigger costs after the shake-up of the way electricity is sold and transferred, the head of a home energy management firm said […]