Energy bills: to cap or not to cap?

  Theresa May’s proposed price cap on energy bills was the talk of the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester this week. ELN spoke to a range of MPs, delegates and party members to gauge their reactions to the controversial policy, which is intended to make the energy market fairer by imposing an upper limit on […]

Guest Blog: Jon Davies – here we go again!

Once again the world of energy retailing finds itself  the centre of attention in another political maelstrom. One thing we can be sure of is that it won’t be the last time and once again an issue that is worthy of attention is misrepresented for political gain rather than debated in a constructive and non-partisan […]

Energy price caps ‘could prompt steep bill hikes’

Caps on energy prices could lead to “steep” hikes in bills, a think tank warns. The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) says speculation that the current government may look to control gas and electricity prices would deter investment in the sector and likely lead to supply shortages. It adds capping prices would reduce competition among […]