Concerns rise as Ofgem approves forced PPM installations

Citizens Advice Scotland has expressed concerns over Ofgem’s move to resume forced prepayment meter installations, highlighting a 34% surge in requests for fuel debt advice

Forced PPM installations: Important to restart, says EDF

The energy supplier has stressed the importance of restarting processes, closely supervised by Ofgem, to support customers in debt and shield all customers from additional charges

‘PPM self-disconnections soar 657%’

Self-disconnections from prepayment meters spike 657%, reaching nearly 22,000 cases, reports Citizens Advice

Increased demand for aid amid soaring energy costs

Citizens Advice has highlighted a notable increase in individuals facing difficulties while topping up their energy prepayment meters, reaching a figure of 34,000

Ofgem to unveil new energy price cap

Ofgem is set to reveal tomorrow the January price cap, potentially surging by £100

New support scheme to reduce electricity prepayment meter costs

A new support scheme aims to cut costs for UK prepayment meter customers, providing potential annual savings of £40

Charities slam ScottishPower’s PPM policy

ScottishPower’s forced prepayment meter installations have faced criticism from charities, particularly in light of its parent company Iberdrola reporting €3.4 billion in profits

MPs urged to investigate forced PPM installations

Campaigners request urgent parliamentary inquiry into forced prepayment meters following ScottishPower’s 124 warrants for home entries

‘ScottishPower secures warrant for prepay meter installations’

The energy supplier has reportedly received warrants to enforce the installations of PPMs in homes with unpaid energy bills, marking the first such action by a supplier since the British Gas scandal earlier this year

Ofgem sounds alarm: Energy debt hits £2.6bn

Ofgem has launched a consultation to address the rising issue of energy debt, with potential measures including a temporary adjustment to the price cap to mitigate energy company insolvency risk