Huhne defends UK energy prices

Energy Secretary, Chris Huhne, is expected to set out plans tomorrow to encourage low-carbon energy generation techniques. Speaking on the Andrew Marr show yesterday he defended the Government’s plans for market reform by claiming that the UK had in actual fact some of the cheapest energy prices in Europe. Mr Huhne refused to believe the […]

Price hikes: remaining trio of ‘Big Six’ stay tight-lipped on rises

Both npower and Scottish Power today refused to reveal whether they are planning any price increases. On Friday, British Gas said it would be raising prices by 7%, while SSE has also already unveiled hikes of 9%. EDF, meanwhile, has introduced a price freeze for the winter. With consumer groups now keenly watching what the […]