Octopus ‘asks for £1bn government support to seal Bulb takeover deal’

The energy supplier is reportedly keen on paying up to £200 million to take on Bulb’s 1.6 million customers

Octopus reportedly joins bid to take over Bulb

Centrica and UAE’s Masdar have also reportedly shown interest in Bulb’s 1.6 million customers

Taxpayer-backed Bulb announces increase in tariff

Bulb customers will pay an additional £13.33 a week for their energy use on average, the company said

Is Bulb’s sale process about to start?

The company’s administrators will reportedly appoint an asset management firm to handle the sale

Bulb ‘owed £254m to customers’

Bulb’s special administrators reportedly revealed that by the end of last October the company had a total of £640 million of liabilities

Administrator ‘on hold for a new big collapse in energy market’

London consulting firm Teneo is reportedly kept on standby to act as a “special administrator” amid fears that one large energy supplier could collapse soon