Electricity standing charges soar

The End Fuel Poverty Coalition claims that energy companies have made billions in profits since the start of the energy crisis

Octopus takes over Shell Energy customers

Octopus Energy has transferred all 1.3 million Shell customers onto its platform in two months

Customers urged to send meter readings to avoid being overcharged

Energy experts are urging households across the UK to submit their energy meter readings this weekend to prevent overpayment

Former Just Eat executive appointed as OVO’s new CEO

David Buttress, former Chief Executive Officer of Just Eat, has been appointed as OVO’s new Chief Executive

Ofgem considers time-varied energy prices

The energy regulator considers the potential for energy prices to fluctuate throughout the day, reflecting changing consumer habits and market dynamics

Ofgem: Supplier customer service satisfaction drops

Ofgem’s survey reveals Octopus as top-rated provider with 84% satisfaction, while EDF Energy, OVO Energy and ScottishPower fall below average

UK funds to slash bills for 8,000 homes

The government has allocated over £75 million to improve energy efficiency in social housing, potentially saving tenants up to £400 annually on energy bills

Ofgem investigates SGN’s competition practices

The energy regulator is investigating whether SGN violated competition laws

Third of customers fully aware of time-of-use tariffs

Government survey shows that although nearly 88% of respondents are aware of tariffs with varying rates based on time of use, only a third feel they have a good understanding of them

UK heat pump installers rise by 166%

Industry data reveals an increase in qualified heat pump installers, with numbers jumping by 166% from approximately 3,000 in 2022 to nearly 8,000 in 2023