Consumers need 'greater transparency' over energy pricing

Ann Robinson, Director of Consumer Policy at uSwitch, says it's hard to know how much companies are paying for their energy which makes it difficult to work out if consumers are getting a fair deal.

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SSE profits rise 38%

SSE, one of the big six energy firms, has revealed a 38% rise in profits in their half year results. The company says supplying energy only accounts for 8% of the figure.