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One Select ceases trading

One Select, a domestic energy supplier supplying around 36,000 households has ceased trading. Commenting on the news, Emma Bush, energy expert at uSwitch.com, said: “Well run small suppliers not only …

Britain’s savviest city saved £2 million on energy bills this year

Households in St Albans have collectively saved £2.1 million since January and switch 26% more than the national average[1] Stockport takes second place in the switching league – switching 24% …

Spark Energy ceases trading

Spark Energy has ceased trading, affecting around 290,000 customers. Rik Smith, uSwitch.com energy expert, says: “This is the second supplier to cease trading in a week, and the largest company …

uSwitch responds to NAO report on smart meter roll-out

Responding to the NAO’s report on the smart meter roll-out, Head of Regulation at uSwitch.com, Richard Neudegg said: “The NAO’s report lays bare what has long been suspected: that the Government …

Extra Energy ceases trading

Extra Energy, has ceased trading, affecting over 100,000 customers. Rik Smith, uSwitch.com energy expert, says: “On the day that Ofgem has announced its supplier licensing reforms to protect customers from …

uSwitch responds to Ofgem’s supplier licensing reforms

Responding to Ofgem’s proposed reforms to the licensing conditions for new domestic energy suppliers, Richard Neudegg, Head of Regulation at uSwitch.com, said: “This is good news for the long-term health …

uSwitch responds to Ofgem’s energy price cap confirmation

Responding to Ofgem’s confirmation that the energy price cap will be set at £1,137, Richard Neudegg, Head of Regulation at uSwitch.com, said: “Ofgem’s suggestion that households on standard variable tariffs …

Households owe £400 million to energy suppliers before winter begins

Energy debt has risen £75 million (24%) from last year[1] Three million households now owe a collective £400 million to their supplier – at a time when they should be …

Record number of electricity switches in September 2018

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Commenting on Energy UK’s figures showing record monthly electricity switches, uSwitch.com Head of Regulation, Richard Neudegg, said:   “Households have clearly woken up to the fact that the power is …

Social housing tenants pay £150 for energy they haven’t used

One in ten renters (11%) have had to foot the bill for a previous tenant’s energy consumption, forking out an average of £102 – but for renters in social housing …