Britain’s smart meter installations in 2020 at lowest level since 2016

Coronavirus outbreak impacted smart meter installations which dropped by 27% last year, according to a new report

Energy switches 2.3% down in 2020 amid coronavirus pandemic

Almost 6.2 million energy switches happened last year, according to a new report

Pandemic pushes ‘600,000 more energy customers into debt’

The average amount owed by those who haven’t come to a repayment arrangement with their supplier stands at £760 for electricity and £605 for gas

Yorkshire Energy becomes latest supplier to go bust

Ofgem will now choose a new supplier to take on Yorkshire Energy’s 74,000 domestic customers and a small number of business customers

Utilita could be banned by Ofgem from taking on new customers due to ‘smart meter failure’

The energy market regulator said the supplier has failed to install SMETS2 meters when it should have done so

Almost 21% of business owners are ‘unaware of who is their current energy supplier’

UK businesses could be overpaying on their electricity bill by as much as 44%, according to a new report

October smashed record for highest electricity switching rate since April 2019

Almost 621,000 switches were recorded during the month, according to a new report

Almost a quarter of Brits ‘concerned they are unable to meet fuel bills this winter’

A new report shows of the poorest English and Welsh households, 40% are worried they wouldn’t be able to pay their gas and electricity bills

Ofgem announces new rules to protect struggling energy customers

The new rules, which will come into effect on 15th December, aim to support customers struggling to pay their energy bills and provide extra help for prepayment customers

Almost three million UK households ‘owe £188m to energy suppliers’

An estimated 1.9 million households plan to spend less on food in order to be able to pay for their energy bills, according to a report