SmartestEnergy buys small business supplier Dual Energy

The latter company focuses on installing smart meters to help firms to better manage their consumption and reduce their energy bills

More than 5.3m customers switched suppliers so far in 2019

The figure is up 9.2% compared to the same period last year

Black Friday deal: E.ON offers £400 off for in-roof solar panels

The Big Six supplier offers flexible payment options, enabling householders to spread the cost over one, two or three years with interest-free credit

Ofgem confirms controversial plans for power network charges

Industry has slammed the regulator’s outcome of the Targeted Charging Review

‘Smart Street’ project to reduce electricity bills by up to £60 a year

Up to 45,000 customers in 180 areas in the North West are expected to benefit from the project, under which Electricity North West will install voltage control devices at substations

EDF Energy appointed to take on TOTO Energy’s customers

The latter company became the 16th energy supplier to cease trading since the beginning of 2018

TOTO Energy becomes latest supplier to go bust

The company has around 134,000 domestic customers, who have been advised to take a meter reading

Coventry Hospitals hope to heal energy spend by £1.6m a year

Modern energy generation equipment is being installed at University Hospital and the Hospital of St Gross as part of a scheme worth £6m

Ofgem appoints Jonathan Brearley as new Chief Executive

He will replace Dermot Nolan at the end of February, who will have held the position for nearly five years

EU adopts new rules to make household products more sustainable

Under the new rules, manufacturers must ensure their products are repairable and recyclable, in addition to improving their energy efficiency