Ofgem appoints Jonathan Brearley as new Chief Executive

He will replace Dermot Nolan at the end of February, who will have held the position for nearly five years

Ofgem ditches database of disengaged energy customers

The database was one of the recommendations made by the competition watchdog in 2016 following a two-year investigation of the retail energy market

Collective energy switching: Record number of customers save £263 on average

Ofgem says 30% of the 90,000 people, who had been on a default standard variable tariff for three years or more, switched to a different supplier

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 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