Power NI increases electricity bills by 6%

The rate change will add around £35 a year to the average annual power bill for nearly half a million households

Energy price cap reduction ‘doesn’t give consumers a good deal’

Consumer bodies are calling on householders to shop around and switch to a better deal

Energy bills to fall by £75 as Ofgem lowers price cap

The default price cap will reduce from £1,254 to £1,179 from 1st October until March 2020

Ofgem confirms permanent energy price cap exemptions for three green suppliers

Ecotricity, Good Energy and Green Energy UK can charge consumers above the standard variable tariff rates limit set by Ofgem

CMA: UK energy prepayment price cap should be extended beyond 2020

A revised methodology to calculate the cap means customers would pay an extra £1 a week on average

Millions of households ‘to see prices rise by up to £439 as fixed deals end’

Price comparison service uSwitch says customers will be automatically rolled onto more expensive tariffs once contracts end in in July, August and September

2019 ‘could be the worst year for energy price rises on record’

Look After My Bills suggests both the frequency and severity of price hikes could reach unparalleled levels this year

Shell Energy Retail to refund and compensate 12,000 customers

The energy supplier will have to make a total payment of £390,000 after charging customers above the price cap

CMA: Energy price cap for prepayment meter customers may increase

The competition watchdog intends to adjust the methodology used to calculate its prepayment price cap ‘in order to better reflect costs’

More than 600k electricity switches in March

That’s an increase of 29% compared to the same month in 2018