Energy industry responds to new price cap

Organisations have emphasised the need for targeted government support and the importance of long term measures to mitigate rising energy costs

Ofgem chief urges support amidst 5% energy price hike

Energy regulator Ofgem has announced a 5% increase in the energy price cap for the first quarter of 2024, resulting in a rise of £94 for an average household

Ofgem approves regional energy planning roles

The energy regulator has announced the creation of regional energy strategic planners to work with local entities, enhancing local energy planning and expediting the journey to net zero

UK Energy Secretary urges ScottishPower boss to halt forced meter installations

UK Energy Secretary Claire Coutinho has written to ScottishPower’s CEO, Keith Anderson, demanding an end to forced prepayment meter installations in vulnerable households

New UK laws to strengthen energy security and advance net zero

The Energy Act 2023, the most extensive energy legislation ever in the history of the UK, was granted Royal Assent today

Ofgem adds five new non-executive directors

Five new non-executive directors have been announced to join Ofgem, ss part of the government’s effort to bolster consumer protection

Energy leaders promote diversity and inclusion

Leaders in the energy sector are spearheading an initiative to enhance visibility of diversity and inclusion across the entire industry

Is 30% of Britain eligible for social tariffs?

Ofgem chief has estimated that approximately 30% of British households could meet the criteria for a social tariff

Ofgem’s warning: Energy bills set to get worse than last year for some

Jonathan Brearley has cautioned that, without government support, certain consumers should brace themselves for energy bills worsening compared to last year as winter approaches

Ofgem urged to address deemed rates for fair business energy pricing

Box Power has concerns about deemed rates in the non-domestic market – the consultancy believes these rates are “unduly onerous” and in breach of SLC obligations