Ofgem confirms permanent energy price cap exemptions for three green suppliers

Ecotricity, Good Energy and Green Energy UK can charge consumers above the standard variable tariff rates limit set by Ofgem

Go Compare buys Dragons’ Den energy switching business

Look After My Bills is a free service that automatically switches energy consumers to a cheaper deal when their contract comes to an end

New energy efficiency standard for social housing in Scotland

It aims to maximise the number of homes in the social rented sector attaining an Energy Performance Certificate rating B by 2032

Collapse of 11 energy suppliers ‘could cost consumers £172m’

Citizens Advice estimates that is the total amount left behind by the failed energy suppliers

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