Energy suppliers accused of ‘pestering’ customers over smart meter installations

An investigation by Money Mail alleges some householders have been ‘bombarded’ with calls, emails, letters and texts

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EDF Energy launches new home battery system offer

It has partnered with Powervault, which claims customers can save up to 50% on their energy bills

Claire Perry: Business case for smart meters ‘overwhelmingly positive’

The minister says smart meters ‘will make our lives simpler and easier and our bills more affordable’

Smart meter rollout costs will likely escalate, warns NAO

It says BEIS underestimated the time it would take to implement the infrastructure and technical standards for the second generation of smart meters

Smart meter rollout: Energy suppliers ‘fighting losing battle’

Consumer body Which? says they would need to triple the current rate of installing the smart technology to hit 2020 target

Centrica joins community energy blockchain trial in London

It is working with Verv to explore different billing methods to ensure customers receive clear and fair energy bills

EU Parliament approves energy efficiency, renewable targets

The new rules are expected to help households and businesses reduce their energy bills while cutting carbon emissions

Robin Hood Energy announces 14.8% price rise

It will add around £154.56 to customers’ total annual dual fuel bills on average

Angelic Energy turns to 100% green power

The not-for-profit energy supplier, set by up Islington Council, is also offering the Warm Home Discount of £140 to eligible customers

Budget Energy announces 10% price hike

Its customers in Northern Ireland will see annual electricity bills increase from £545 to £597