Energy switches in August 17% down on last year

Energy UK reveals a total of 471,441 made the leap during the month, almost a fifth less than in August 2019

Pre-payment customers ‘overpaying nearly £390m a year on energy bills’

That’s the suggestion from new research published by comparethemarket.com, which reveals 4.1 million customers are each paying on average £94 more a year for their energy than they would pay on a standard credit meter

‘More than 90% of UK non-domestic solar arrays are underperforming financially’

The most common issue of commercial solar underperformance is poor PV output, according to a new report

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Nearly 600,000 energy customers switched supplier in March

Overall, switching is up by 10% in 2020 compared to the year before

British Gas launches ‘Green Future Plus’ energy tariff

The average energy bill for consumers will total £1,237, which the supplier says is a cost-effective option for those looking for the ‘greenest’ tariff

Half a million households ‘could face price hike of £114’ as deals come to an end

New analysis suggests this could collectively cost UK households more than £57 million a year compared to their current energy costs

SSE unleashes new free EV tariff

The supplier says the deal offers the equivalent of 8,000 miles free a year

Are energy deals advertised as ‘100% renewable’ as green as they seem?

A Which? investigation suggests the answer is no

Prepayment plans are ‘financial prison sentence for millions of households’

Auto-switching service Switchcraft claims these deals can lock billpayers into an ‘energy-poverty trap’

Brighton’s i360 continues clean power journey

The renewable energy provider expects to help owner British Airways save around 667,000 kilogrammes of carbon dioxide over two years