Ofgem orders npower to allow more customers into collective switching trial

The Big Six supplier has agreed to allow 50,000 of its customers to take part out of the regulator’s requirement of 100,000

How to optimise the value that DSR can deliver

Energy market and DSR expert Ben Spry shares some of his observations from the recent DSR Event organised by The Energyst, where he participated in the panel debate Follow the money: Where’s it going and how can you access best value? What motivates businesses to look at Demand Side Response (DSR)? Here’s what some of […]

Exploring demand side response with npower Business Solutions

Demand side response (DSR) can offer a range of technical and financial benefits to large energy users – but what do consumers actually think about these technologies. Alongside npower Business Solutions and Energy HQ, we attended a DSR event hosted by the Energyst in London’s Banking Hall. We spoke to a range of energy stakeholders from […]

SSE and npower merger: Industry responds

The UK’s competition watchdog has provisionally cleared a deal that would see the two Big Six companies join together

UK competition watchdog provisionally clears SSE-npower merger

The merger is not expected to have a significant impact on standard variable tariff pricing

Big Six supplier npower fined £2.4m over advanced meter failings

Ofgem said it failed to install nearly 4,000 advanced meters for business customers by the April 2014 deadline

npower first-quarter pre-tax profits hit £37m

This is despite the energy giant’s domestic customer accounts dropping by 66,000 year-on-year

Energy price rise hits one million npower customers

It will add around £64 to a typical dual fuel annual bill

Competition watchdog refers SSE-npower merger for in-depth investigation

Its initial investigation found the deal could potentially increase energy prices for some consumers

CMA: SSE-npower merger could increase energy prices

The competition watchdog is seeking remedies from the companies to prevent a more in-depth investigation on their proposed tie-up