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Consumers could reclaim £1.3 billion of credit from energy suppliers

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More than 11 million households could reclaim a staggering £1.3 billion of credit from energy suppliers following the winter[1] Consumers in credit could reclaim an average of £117[2] Almost one …

Energy price cap would be the death knell for competition

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Commenting on reports that the Prime Minister will announce a price cap on energy bills for customers on Standard Variable Tariffs (SVTs) in the Conservative manifesto, Richard Neudegg, Head of …

First energy price cut of 2017 as Bulb cuts tariff by 2.5%

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Commenting on the news that renewable energy supplier Bulb is to reduce its standard variable tariff by 2.5% from Monday (24 April), Claire Osborne, energy expert at uSwitch.com, says: “Amidst …

Energy bills could rise by up to £414 as fixed deals end

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16 popular fixed deals from seven suppliers are set to end on 30 April[1] Some households could see an energy bill price hike of up to £414 – a whopping …

Second blow for EDF Energy customers as 7.2% price rise announced

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EDF Energy is putting its prices up for the second time this year, by 7.2% or £78 for gas and electricity from 21st June[1] This follows a 5.2% cut to …

uSwitch comments on Ofgem proposals to protect against back billing

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Commenting on Ofgem proposals to prohibit suppliers from back billing customers for energy used more than 12 months ago, Emma Bush, uSwitch.com energy expert, says: “This proposal will be a …

End of fixed deals leaves homes facing price hike double whammy

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Ten popular fixed energy plans expire on 31st March 2017[1] Homes on these deals could see bills increase by up to £445 a year if they are rolled onto expensive …

uSwitch comments on Commons debate on energy pricing

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Commenting on today’s Commons debate on potential government intervention to regulate energy prices, Richard Neudegg, Head of Regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “Bring price caps in and we’ll be back to square …

uSwitch comments on SSE 7% dual fuel hike

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 2.8 million standard variable customers to be hit with a 6.9% price rise from 28th April[1] SSE customer bill climbs from £1,069 to £1,142 a year – a £73 increase …

uSwitch comments on proposed commons debate on energy pricing

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Commenting ahead of next Thursday’s Commons debate on potential government intervention to regulate energy prices, Richard Neudegg, Head of Regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “Consumers deserve lower bills and we believe that …