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

Short Fuse Episode 42

Short Fuse episode featuring the latest energy news and insights.

Ofgem extends energy price cap exemption for three suppliers

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

British Gas latest supplier to increase energy bills by 10.5%

Around four million customers will be affected from April

npower latest energy company to hike bills after price cap increase

Around one million customers will see their bills rise by £117 a year on average

EDF Energy second supplier to raise prices after new Ofgem cap

Around 1.3m customers will see prices increase by £118 a year on average

CMA appoints panel members for prepayment meter cap review

The provisional decision and consultation is expected to be published this summer