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British Gas offers cheaper electricity rate to EV owners

They will be able to charge their cars at a cheaper price between 12.30am and 7.30am

E.ON offers free miles to EV drivers with new energy tariff

Customers will receive a £30 credit on their electricity account, which is earned annually

Nearly half of all Brits have never switched suppliers

Around 45% of Brits have never switched energy providers. That’s according to a recent survey conducted by comparison site Gocompare, which identified the reasons stopping so many Brits from switching. A quarter of respondents said the process of changing suppliers or even tariffs was too complicated, while 32% said it just took too long. Consumers […]

Councils to offer cheaper energy tariffs to residents

Two councils have joined forces for a new energy supply partnership to help bring cheaper bills for consumers. Leicester City Council and Leicestershire County Council have appointed a local energy supplier that will supply “cheap, reliable energy” to residents. The name of the supplier is yet to be announced but has been confirmed as a […]

SSE launches 100% green energy business tariff

A new energy plan that provides 100% green power has been launched for businesses. Dubbed ‘SSE Green’, it is aimed at supporting large industrial and commercial operations in the UK manage their greenhouse gas emissions. SSE Business Energy will supply renewable energy generated exclusively through its portfolio of wind and hydro plants. The announcement comes […]

Ofgem takes no action on E.ON-Age UK energy deal

Ofgem has announced it won’t be taking any action on E.ON allegedly paying charity Age UK £6 million to push more expensive tariffs to the elderly. It was claimed Age UK was paid £41 for every person who signed up to the tariff which cost people £245 more than if they were on the firm’s […]

First Utility launches cheapest two-year energy deal

Independent supplier First Utility has launched a new two-year fixed energy tariff claimed to be the cheapest on the market. The dual fuel deal is fixed at a price of £929 for two years until March 2018. Customers will however have to pay a fee of £30 per fuel if it is cancelled before the […]

E.ON, Age UK suspend energy tariff for pensioners

E.ON and Age UK have announced they are temporarily stopping a controversial branded tariff to new and renewing customers. They said the Age UK two-year fixed tariff would expire tonight. The decision comes just days after Ofgem said it would look into alleged claims the Big Six supplier paid out £6 million to the charity […]

First Utility launches cheapest energy tariff

Independent energy supplier First Utility has launched what it claims is the cheapest tariff on the market. The new iSave Fixed v44 March 2016 dual fuel tariff costs an average of £919 a year – fixed until after 2015/2016 – and is available to both new and existing customers. A termination fee of £30 per […]

Another small supplier opens sub-£1000 energy tariff

Small electricity supplier Extra Energy is the latest to offer a tariff under £1,000 for domestic customers. First Utility and Ovo Energy have brought out similar deals. At £990 a year, Extra Energy’s ‘ValuePlus Fixed Price Sept 2015 v1’  is £275 a year cheaper than the average standard plan on the market for customers paying […]