Energy bills storm approaches as UK households ‘face £84m cost rise by the end of January’

Consumers could see their bills swell by £171 on average after the end of their fixed deals

Almost 2m eligible low-income households ‘lost out on Warm Home Discount in 2020’

A new report found the fixed available budget and the ‘first come, first served’ nature of the scheme are the main reasons for a £325 million shortfall

UK homes ‘could save £1.4bn by turning thermostats down by just 1°C’

A new study found two-thirds – or 17.7m – of households are turning up their thermostats to more than 20°C while 2.7m households are turning up the heat to 25°C or more – hotter than Tenerife at present

Almost three million UK households ‘owe £188m to energy suppliers’

An estimated 1.9 million households plan to spend less on food in order to be able to pay for their energy bills, according to a report

Ey Up! Northerners are ‘champions of energy switching’

Citizens in Northern towns and cities are almost twice as savvy as Londoners, according to a report

Going back to school could ‘save UK households more than £11m every week on energy costs’

Energy consumption for cooking, television watching and dishwasher use is set to fall, saving each household around £104 a year, according to a new report

UK household energy bills to ‘skyrocket by £219m’ as fixed deals come to an end

Almost 1.5 million homes will be hit by price hikes unless they change to a new fixed tariff, according to a new report

‘Almost 14m UK households face £288m energy bill shock’

The lockdown has prevented meter readers from visiting properties, ‘hiding’ the fact energy use is estimated to have risen by £16 a month

Almost 13m UK households ‘owed £1.7bn by energy supplier’

That’s according to new research from Uswitch, which notes as winter ends, 46% of households are due a refund from their energy provider

Households face £16m energy bill increase after tariffs end

Around 47 deals are scheduled to run out at the end of January, which means many customers will be rolled on to default tariffs that are usually much higher