Ofgem to crackdown on ‘unscrupulous’ energy brokers

The new package of support aims to accelerate dispute resolution services and enable small businesses to switch more smoothly to another supplier

‘Britons could face an average £103 price hike on energy bills’

Household energy bills could soar by £50m as 90 fixed energy deals end in April, according to a new survey

Energy sector’s appetite for mergers and acquisitions up 12%

The appetite for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the power and utilities sector is up 12% to a seven-year high. A new survey from EY shows 59% of executives in the sector expect to actively pursue an acquisition in the next year. Around 89% of respondents expect their deal pipeline to increase or remain stable in the […]

SSE launches cheapest energy plan

The ‘Big Six’ suppliers in the UK are “fighting back” as SSE launched a new energy deal, believed to be the cheapest on the market. According to price comparison site uSwitch.com, SSE’s new ‘Discount Energy Bonus April 2015’ plan costs £1,134 a year, making it cheaper than First Utility’s ‘iSave v14’ at £1,150 a year. […]