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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 …

E.ON’s price freeze thaws – hike adds £243 million to nation’s energy bill

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5 million E.ON standard variable customers to be hit with a 9% price rise from 26th April – 4% on gas and 14% on electricity[1] Bills climb from £1,057 to …

uSwitch comments on energy supplier complaints data

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Commenting on Ofgem data showing that energy complaints have fallen to the lowest level in three years, Claire Osborne, uSwitch.com energy expert, says: “It’s encouraging to see that things are …

Energy price rise season begins as EDF hike comes into force

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EDF Energy’s standard variable customers will be hit by a 8% electricity price rise taking effect today[1] Millions more households will face further hikes from npower, ScottishPower, Co-operative Energy and …

uSwitch comments on latest Ofgem energy switching figures

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Commenting on today’s announcement from Ofgem that 7.7 million gas or electricity switches took place in 2016, representing a six-year high and 28% increase on 2015, Claire Osborne, energy expert …

Consumers face another hike as First Utility announces 9.7% rise

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First Utility is putting its prices up by 9.7% or £102 for gas and electricity from 1st April[1] 117,000 dual fuel customers’ bills will go up from £1,047 to £1,149 …

Co-operative Energy announces second price rise in six months

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Co-operative Energy is putting its prices up by 5% or £58 for gas and electricity from 1st April, 2017[1] This is Co-operative Energy’s second price rise in six months after …