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Latest energy news: price rises and cost saving updates

Find all the latest energy news affecting UK customers here. Stay on top of price rises, potential savings and more with our collection of gas and electricity-focused articles.

26 January 2023

Arguments over energy usage on the rise in UK households

Uswitch research has shown that in the wake of high energy bills, more people are now arguing about energy use than they previously were.

09 January 2023

Non-direct debit customers see energy bills rise in January

Although the Energy Price Guarantee is protecting customers from big price rises, some have seen a small increase since the beginning of 2023.

17 December 2022

Government launches energy-saving campaign with support from Uswitch

The long-mooted government energy-saving campaign has launched across the country with focus on Uswitch and Utrack.

01 December 2022

Uswitch announces launch of new mobile app Utrack

Uswitch has today launched its new mobile app, Utrack, which is designed to help energy users track and change their energy usage and habits.

29 September 2022

Uswitch encourages UK households to Check, Track and Change their energy usage this winter

With more than a fifth of households saying they can only cope with rising bills by cutting their energy usage, Uswitch is encouraging customers to check, track and change their energy habits this winter.

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08 September 2022

Energy Price Guarantee sees energy prices frozen at £2,500 for two years

In the wake of rocketing energy bills making life financially impossible for UK households, the UK has intervened to fix energy prices with the Energy Price Guarantee.

26 August 2022

Energy price cap level raised to new record high of £3,549

The second energy price cap revision of the year sees it raised to a new high of £3,549 for average use households across the UK.

15 August 2022

Households underestimate energy price cap increase by over £1,000

With the price cap due to increase in August, Uswitch research has found that many households are vastly underestimating the amount it's likely to increase by.

09 August 2022

UK households already owe £1.3 billion ahead of winter bill hikes

With an energy price cap increase imminent, Uswitch research has found that UK households' energy debt is already extremely high.

03 August 2022

Ofgem confirms quarterly price cap

Ofgem has confirmed that it will now review the level of the energy price cap four times a year rather than twice.

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27 July 2022

Uswitch publishes Energy Crisis Plan

With a new Prime Minister to be appointed imminently, Uswitch has today published its Energy Crisis Plan calling for more support for UK households this coming winter.

25 May 2022

Government announces new energy-focused cost of living relief measures

Energy bill increases have prompted the government to put together a package of financial relief measures for vulnerable customers.

28 April 2022

UK energy debt reaches £1 billion with about one in four customers in debt to their supplier

Uswitch research has found that energy debt has topped a billion pounds this year, with 25% of customers in debt to their energy supplier.

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01 April 2022

Unprecedented energy price rise comes into effect

A 54% increase in average energy bills has come into effect under the first price cap of 2022.

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15 March 2022

Uswitch reveals the 10 things you should do before energy prices rise

With a significant energy price rise incoming, Uswitch has put together a ten-point plan to help customers prepare for higher bills.