Are energy deals advertised as ‘100% renewable’ as green as they seem?

A Which? investigation suggests the answer is no

Energy suppliers ‘too slow at helping customers in debt’

Energy regulator Ofgem says although the number of disconnections for debt fell to record lows last year, not enough customers are being helped onto repayment plans

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Ofgem gives green light for £260m Orkney electricity transmission link

The approval for SSEN to develop the 220MW power link is subject to conditions

Ofgem seeks input from TPIs in retail energy market

The regulator says it is keen to ensure TPIs can provide their input on a range of policy programmes designed to enable the energy transition

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Utilita Energy to take on customers of failed supplier Eversmart Energy

The latter company was the fifth supplier to cease trading this year

Another one bites the dust – Eversmart Energy goes bust

It is the fifth energy supplier to cease trading this year

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Ofgem fines ENGIE unit £2.1m over gas price manipulation by trader

The regulator said the trader working for ENGIE Global Markets was engaged in a type of market manipulation called ‘spoofing’ over a three-month period in 2016

SSE to cut energy prices in line with Ofgem’s cap

However, some very low energy usage customers may see an increase on their bills

Power cut: National Grid blames lightning strike as Ofgem launches investigation

The incident on 9th August left nearly a million homes and businesses across England and Wales in the dark and affected road and rail networks and some hospital services

EDF Energy chosen to take on Solarplicity’s customers

Around 7,500 domestic customers and 500 business customers will be transferred to the Big Six supplier