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

Ofgem confirms rigorous tests for new entrant energy suppliers

The news comes after a wave of supplier failures over the last 18 months, many of whom had very poor customer service

Ofgem extends energy price cap exemption for three suppliers

Good Energy, Ecotricity and Green Energy can charge consumers above the standard variable tariff rates set by Ofgem

Electricity switching figures hit 450k in February

That’s slightly down compared to the same period in 2018

Electricity switching figures hit nearly 400k in January

More than 100,000 households and businesses moved to small and medium sized suppliers

Renewable energy: UK consults on paying homes and businesses for excess generation

The ‘Smart Export Guarantee’ would replace the export tariff and apply to small-scale renewable sources such as solar panels

Energy suppliers accused of ‘pestering’ customers over smart meter installations

An investigation by Money Mail alleges some householders have been ‘bombarded’ with calls, emails, letters and texts

Ofgem proposes tougher tests for new energy suppliers

It has launched a consultation until 23rd January 2019

Smart meter rollout: Energy suppliers ‘fighting losing battle’

Consumer body Which? says they would need to triple the current rate of installing the smart technology to hit 2020 target