Sainsbury’s Energy customers moved to British Gas

The supplier was a white label of the Big Six company

Ofgem has eye on white label energy

Ofgem’s governing body has white label energy providers in its sights. White label providers are companies such as supermarkets who sell deals for electricity from other suppliers but do not own a licence to supply themselves. Examples include Sainsbury’s Energy’s partnership with British Gas and SSE’s with M&S Energy. They are the fifth item on the agenda for a meeting […]

Sainsbury’s Energy launches longest fixed term tariff

Sainsbury’s Energy has launched the longest fixed price tariff on the market, protecting customers from price hikes for four years. The new plan means customers can lock in prices until the 31st of March 2018 – three months more than what is currently offered by npower. However, customers will have to pay £50 per fuel […]

End of tariffs to leave some British Gas customers '£195 poorer'

The end of eight fixed and capped energy tariffs this weekend will leave thousands of customers with an average bill increase of 11.8%, unless they have chosen a new tariff or supplier. That’s according to research by, which found British Gas customers on its ‘Online Variable November 2013’ paperless tariff will be worst hit. […]

Consumers urged to ‘ditch’ Big Six for better energy deal

UK consumers are being urged to “think outside the Big Six box” to get a more competitive energy deal this year. The call from price comparison site comes as npower pulled its cheapest plan, meaning the five cheapest energy plans on the market now come from small suppliers. Of the Big Six suppliers, EDF […]

Sainsburys Energy joins forces with British Gas

British Gas is today “back on the high street” with the launch of a new alliance with supermarket giant Sainsbury’s. Sainsbury’s Energy was previously set up with EDF, but the retail chain has switched to British Gas. The deal comes after feedback from British Gas customers showed that 60% wanted to see the company again […]