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uSwitch responds to British Gas’ energy market proposals

Commenting on Centrica’s package of proposals to reform the energy market, Richard Neudegg, Head of Regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “These initiatives by British Gas have the potential to effect positive change for its …

5 million homes set to swelter this winter in temperatures hotter than Tenerife

6 million households will sizzle in homes warmer than Tenerife[1] this winter, potentially costing an extra £368 million[2] Almost half (13 million) mistakenly turn up the thermostat in an attempt …

uSwitch responds to possible SSE/nPower merger

Commenting on the possibility of a merger between SSE and nPower, Claire Osborne, energy expert at uSwitch.com, says: “If this deal goes ahead it could create one of the biggest energy suppliers …

uSwitch comments on SSE plans to move energy customers away from Standard Variable Tariffs

SSE has written to the Government about its plans for the future of Standard Variable Tariffs. Commenting on the proposals, Claire Osborne, energy expert at uSwitch.com, says: “It’s significant that four of …

uSwitch comments on Government’s Cost of Energy Review

Commenting on the publication of the Government’s Cost of Energy review, Head of Regulation at uSwitch.com, Richard Neudegg says: “Consumers ultimately care about how much they pay for their electricity. …

Still time to avoid paying £600 extra in household bills before the clocks go back

Households could see bills rise by up to £49 per month – £593 a year – from November as popular energy and broadband deals come to an end[1] 49 energy …

uSwitch responds to draft energy price cap bill

Commenting on the publication of the Government’s draft bill to introduce a price cap on energy bills, Head of Regulation at uSwitch.com, Richard Neudegg says:  “The proposal for a widespread price cap verges on negligence by …

uSwitch responds to Ofgem proposals to help vulnerable households

Ofgem proposes extending the pre-payment safeguard tariff to 1 million recipients of the Warm Home Discount on standard meters uSwitch welcomes moves to target help for those who need most support, but reiterates …

Households owe £318 million to energy suppliers before winter begins

Energy debt rises 9%: households start autumn £318 million in debt to their energy suppliers – at a time when they should be in credit[1] One in ten – the …

uSwitch comments on draft bill on energy price caps

Theresa May has announced that the Government will bring forward a draft bill next week to introduce a price cap on energy bills. Commenting on the news; Richard Neudegg, Head …