Ofgem and Ofwat ‘must prove they are effectively responding to consumer concerns’

The National Audit Office says regulators, including those covering energy and water, have not been specific enough in defining the overall outcomes they want to achieve for consumers

Wind turbine
Ofgem minded to approve Shetland power link, reject Western Isles project

The former decision is subject to Viking Energy Wind Farm being awarded subsidies through the Contract for Difference scheme

Ofgem proposes to revoke npower’s provisional order for switching trial

The regulator, however, ‘remains disappointed’ with the Big Six supplier’s conduct throughout this matter

SSE appointed to take on failed Brilliant Energy’s customers

They will be switched over to the Big Six supplier on 15th March following which they can shop around and switch again with no exit fees

First Utility latest supplier to increase energy bills

More than 154,000 customers will see their tariffs rise to £1,254 a year, in line with Ofgem’s energy price cap

Ofgem orders URE Energy to pay £209k renewables fine

The supplier failed to pay into a fund when it did not source the required proportion of electricity from renewable sources

Gas
Brilliant Energy goes bust

It is the 10th supplier to collapse over the last year

Smart meter
Ofgem threatens Avro Energy with new customers ban

The supplier has failed to become a Data Communications Company user to help drive the installation of next generation SMETS2 smart meters

Ofgem: Innovation should shape future energy market

Innovators say the current system of regulation, which includes industry codes, ‘is standing in the way’

Bulb reduces energy bills by £20 after wholesale costs fall

It follows an increase in tariffs by the Big Six suppliers and some smaller companies after Ofgem’s energy price cap rise