Almost half of energy consumers have switched suppliers in four years

The figure is said to be significantly higher than those who have switched home insurance, broadband, telephone providers and banks

Informal carers ‘forking out extra £200 a year for energy’

New research has also found more than a third of informal carers have struggled to pay their energy bills at some stage

Ofgem urged to better support vulnerable energy customers in debt

Citizens Advice claims energy suppliers’ approach to debt collection is often seen as ‘aggressive’ which can make problems worse for those in debt

Labour plans to take National Grid into public ownership

The grid operator says this is the ‘last thing’ that’s needed and would delay the progress towards the green energy transition

BP-backed energy supplier Pure Planet cuts prices

Customers will see their energy bills reduce by £24 a year

Ofgem launches review of £3.5bn microbusiness energy market

The regulator is concerned some small businesses are struggling to engage with the market and paying more for their energy

Automatic compensation of up to £120 for energy switching issues

Ofgem hopes the move will reduce the number of problems and boost consumer confidence in switching

BES Utilities cuts electricity bills by 10.28%

It will apply to customers who have signed up to the energy supplier’s Electricity Market Tracker product

Smart energy acquisition for Vattenfall in the Netherlands

Senfal’s technology enables businesses to optimise their assets through autonomous buying and selling on short term energy markets

Ofgem proposes to revoke npower’s provisional order for switching trial

The regulator, however, ‘remains disappointed’ with the Big Six supplier’s conduct throughout this matter