Another one bites the dust – Eversmart Energy goes bust

It is the fifth energy supplier to cease trading this year

Portsmouth City Council to close Victory Energy

The council failed to find a buyer for its energy company

Energy supplier BES Utilities buys smart meter company

All 80 employees from Access Install will join the energy firm’s new metering services division

BP-backed energy supplier Pure Planet cuts prices

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

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

SSE sets out sustainability targets linked to UN’s SDGs

The energy supplier has also appointed its first chief sustainability officer

Bulb pledges 100% carbon neutral gas under new partnership

It has joined forces with ClimateCare to fund carbon reduction projects across the world

Vattenfall seals deal to buy Dutch green energy supplier

DELTA Energie supplies green energy to around 170,000 households and small and medium sized businesses

Japanese firm invests £13m in UK green energy supplier Tonik

Tonik Energy supplies green power and integrated grid services to around 100,000 households in the UK

Green energy supplier Pure Planet reduces prices for customers

A typical consumer will be paying £268 less than Ofgem’s new price cap of £1,254