Tougher tests for new entrant energy suppliers come into effect

Suppliers must provide proof of sufficient funding for the first year of operation

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

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

Government targets firms exploiting customer loyalty – will energy suppliers face direct CMA fines?

Under the proposals, the Competition and Markets Authority will receive new powers to decide if consumer law has been broken by companies

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

Homes and businesses to be paid for exporting excess renewable energy to the grid

The Smart Export Guarantee places a legal obligation on energy suppliers with more than 150,000 customers to introduce export tariffs by 1st January 2020

Talking Energy: Christian Coles and Richard Nicholls – Brook Green Podcast

ELN News Editor Priyanka Shrestha talks to Christian Coles and Richard Nicholls about challenges facing the energy market and the energy future they would like to see.

Talking Energy: Brokers ‘should be regulated through suppliers’

Brook Green Supply believes it would be ‘very difficult’ for Ofgem to regulate between 2,000 and 5,000 energy brokers on the market

Consumers switching electricity suppliers soars to new heights

The highest number of switches were recorded last month

More than 600k electricity switches in March

That’s an increase of 29% compared to the same month in 2018

Smart meter financing firm Calvin Capital to buy Lowri Beck

The deal will enable the firms to create a ‘one-stop-shop’ offering that will be available to energy suppliers