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Uswitch comments on Ofgem suggestions of £2,800 price cap - interviews available

Justina Miltienyte, head of policy at Uswitch.com, comments: “This admission from Ofgem confirms the worst fears of everyone who is currently struggling to pay their energy...

Uswitch comments on Ofgem's consultation of a quarterly price cap

Justina Miltienyte, head of policy at Uswitch.com, says: "Updating the price cap on a quarterly basis would mean a second update hot on the heels of October’s expected increase...

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Energy debt doubles in a year to £1 billion with a quarter of consumers in debt to their supplier

The amount of money that households collectively owe to their energy suppliers has doubled in the past year to reach £1 billion, with a quarter (23%) of consumers now in energy debt...

One in four customers on a Standard Variable Tariff feel in the dark about energy bill rises

Days before the energy price hike and many customers are trying to find ways to prepare themselves. Yet over a quarter (27%) of those on Standard Variable Tariffs say they have not seen...

Uswitch calls on Government to offer more targeted support to most vulnerable

Justina Miltienyte, energy policy expert at Uswitch.com, said: “The Spring Statement delivered some support for customers struggling with rising household bills but the announced measures are...

Ten things you need to do before energy prices rise

Consumers have started receiving letters and emails from their energy suppliers regarding price hikes, with the average bill expected to rise to £1,971 from 1st April. While many may feel powerless to do anything...

Cardiff revealed as Britain's smart meter capital as more than 800,000 UK households get one amid energy crisis

Cardiff is the smart meter capital of Britain, with two thirds of homes (67%) having one, almost double the rate of lowest-ranked city Southampton, according to research by Uswitch.com...

Prepayment Meter Crisis: One in six customers have avoided using energy for at least two days because they can't afford to top up

A sixth (15%) of prepayment meter customers have avoided using energy for two days or more this winter because they cannot afford to top up — up by a third (36%) compared to...

Uswitch comments on Government announcements to combat energy price hikes

Richard Neudegg, Head of Regulation at Uswitch.com said: “This combined £350 package appears weighty on the surface but will not provide instant relief to bills come...

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