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Ofgem has proposed to set the cap for the typical dual fuel customer paying by direct debit at £1,136 a year.Read the full story ›
A typical dual fuel bill will now cost £1,142 per year and the firm is the latest of the Big Six energy suppliers to announce price hikes.Read the full story ›
Britain faces the prospect of an energy supply crisis which will see customers paying for reliability of supply, it has been reported.Read the full story ›
It will cap meter charges under package of measures intended to lower bills for many households.Read the full story ›
Britain is facing a huge electricity supply gap because of the closure of coal and nuclear plants, the Government has been warned.Read the full story ›
A new plan to use the Channel Tunnel to link the British and French power grids was unveiled today by the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander.
The Eleclink project is expected to send as much as 50% more electricity between the UK and France, with Eurotunnel hopeful that construction will start by the end of this year.
Mr Alexander said the proposals were a "showcase example" of what the Government could achieve through new infrastructure.
Electricity meter clocks showing the wrong time are going unnoticed, meaning up to 3.9 million households on reliant tariffs could be paying too much, consumer group Which? has reported.
The watchdog said several members had come forward to warn that their meter clocks had been showing the wrong time, potentially leaving them "significantly out of pocket".
Time-of-use tariffs such as Economy 7 and Economy 10 offer customers a lower rate for electricity during some hours and a higher rate for others.Some 3.9 million UK households are on these types of tariff.
ScottishPower will reduce its domestic gas and electricity prices on January 31 following the measures recently announced by the UK Government to curb non energy costs.
A typical dual fuel household annual bill will reduce by £54, made up of a 3.3% reduction in standard tariffs for dual fuel customers – £42 per annum. It also includes a universal rebate to be paid to customers in line with the government timetable - £12 per annum.
This reduction will bring the average annual bill for a dual fuel customer paying by monthly direct debit down to £1,199 per annum. It should benefit 2.2 million households.