Total of 21 price rises see UK energy bills soar £590m this year

Suppliers E.ON and Bulb have each issued two price rises this year

Energy price hike “another blow to Scottish households”

Scotland’s Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has expressed disappointment over ScottishPower’s decision to become the fourth of the Big Six to raise energy bills this winter. Yesterday the supplier revealed it will increase average electricity prices by 9% and gas prices by 8.5% starting from 6th December. It said a typical dual fuel bill would […]

ScottishPower raises winter energy bills by 8.6%

ScottishPower has announced it’s raising energy prices by an average of 9% for electricity and 8.5% for gas. The supplier said a typical dual fuel bill would go up by 8.6% or £113 starting from 6th December. It is the fourth of the Big Six suppliers to reveal price hikes over the winter after earlier […]

ELN exclusive: npower announce price rise

UK energy giant npower has become the fifth of the Big Six energy providers to announce changes to domestic retail prices. As of Saturday 1st October, the average consumer’s dual fuel bill will increase by 12.2%. Customers on a standard monthly direct debit account will see an increase of 37p per day. To help customers […]

British Gas price rise adds to lack of trust

Consumer Focus have said British Gas’s recent 18% price rise will push hundred of thousands of households into fuel poverty. Unless Ofgem step up with strategic measures to make energy pricing fair, the market will continue to fail the consumer. Mike O’Connor CBE, Chief Executive of Consumer Focus said: “Consumers simply don’t trust that energy […]