More customers switch to smaller energy firms

A growing number of energy customers are switching to smaller suppliers. New statistics from Energy UK found small and medium sized energy firms gained more than 107,600 electricity customers last month. That’s 40% of all switches for January and 30% higher than the previous month, it added. The news comes as the Big Six has […]

Rivals nipping at our heels suggests Centrica

Smaller suppliers are nipping at the heels of Centrica, stealing 180,000 residential UK customers from British Gas this year. The British energy giant released its interim management statement today, stating “competition remains fierce” in the domestic energy business. It said smaller suppliers are “currently benefiting from an exemption from some environmental obligations”, adding its revenues […]