Brits ditch Big Six for smaller energy suppliers

UK householders are ditching the Big Six energy suppliers and moving to smaller power firms. New statistics reveal British Gas, E.ON, EDF Energy, npower, ScottishPower and SSE lost 660,000 customers in total in the last year. While they remain the dominant players, their duel fuel energy market reduced to 86.6% – a drop from 91% […]

Energy buyers ‘prefer independent suppliers to Big Six’

Business energy buyers prefer independent suppliers to the Big Six, show new statistics which suggest smaller firms are muscling in on bigger rivals with top customer service. Opus Energy was the highest-rated provider for small and medium energy users, according to rankings based on an energy buyer customer satisfaction survey carried out in 2012. For […]

Davey to host small supplier summit

It’s going to be a busy day for Energy Secretary Ed Davey tomorrow as he plans to chair a summit for independent energy suppliers – on the same day as announcing the Energy Bill. The talks will revolve around tackling the barriers to getting a larger chunk of the UK retail energy market. The usual suspects […]