Fix your energy deal – ‘save £250 a year’

Energy customers could be better off switching to a fixed price tariff than a variable one, according to Ofgem. The regulator’s latest research found fixed tariffs currently offer lower rates and could save consumers up to £250 a year despite the recent cuts to variable prices. So far, E.ON, British Gas, ScottishPower, npower and independent […]

npower ditches auto-rollover contracts

Energy supplier npower has binned energy contracts which automatically renew for small businesses. From November its existing customers on fixed contracts won’t be rolled over onto a new tariff. The firm also announced new price plans today which it claims marks “a completely new way” of contracting for energy supply. Phil Scholes, SME Sales & […]

Co-op Energy launches new fixed tariff until summer 2015

Co-operative Energy has launched a new 19-month fixed tariff for new and existing customers with no exit penalties. The energy firm decided to set a new fixed deal for consumers following the popularity of its March 2015 fixed tariff launched a few weeks ago, which was only available for 10,000 customers. The new energy deal […]

Protection from price hikes ends for npower customers

Energy customers on npower’s fixed tariff could see their bills rise by £160 this weekend when their protection from price hikes comes to an end. Since the supplier’s ‘Go Fix 8’ plan launched in September 2011, consumers made savings of £261 compared to those on the average ‘Big Six’ standard tariffs. The fixed plan meant […]

E.ON’s 8.7% price rise in the New Year

E.ON has announced it will be raising its gas and electricity prices by 8.7% in the New Year. The new move will add £110 to the average household’s dual fuel bill from January 18, going up from £1,260 to £1,370 a year. The average electricity price will rise by 7.7% and the average gas price […]