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uSwitch comments on 30% increase in August electricity switching figures

Commenting on the latest Energy UK figures, which show that electricity switching in August increased 30% compared to last year[1], Claire Osborne, energy expert at uSwitch.com, says: “This August, Britain’s biggest …

British Gas customers face £230 million price hike next Friday

British Gas standard electricity tariff increases by 12.5% from Friday 15 September[1] Three million households will see their bills rise from £1044 to £1120 – a massive £236 million price …

Six million homes risk inaccurate energy bills this winter

More than a fifth of households (21%) don’t submit regular energy meter readings, exposing them to inaccurate estimated bills[1] On average, while two thirds of energy customers (67%) found themselves …

uSwitch comments on news that switching will become easier for customers with restricted use meters

Commenting on the news that the Competition and Markets authority is to remove barriers to switching for energy customers on restricted use meters, Emma Bush, energy expert at uSwitch.com, said: …

uSwitch comments on latest energy market data from Ofgem

Commenting on the latest energy market data from Ofgem – which shows a slight increase in average big six supplier profits per customer and a fall in the number of …

uSwitch comments on Bulb reaching 100,000 customers

Commenting on the news that green energy supplier, Bulb, has reached 100,000 customers this week, Claire Osborne, energy expert at uSwitch.com, says: “Bulb is a true small supplier success story. …

Energy billing blunders cost consumers over £100 million

Almost 1.3 million energy customers have been overcharged in the last year due to supplier mistakes[1] Households were overcharged by an average of £79 each – a total of £102 …

8 million households have already switched the heating on as Britain shivers through the summer

A staggering three in 10 Brits – the equivalent of over 8 million households – have already turned their central heating on after weeks of awful weather[1] A further 4.6 …

One in three Brits already worrying about this winter’s bills as uSwitch reveals the nation’s energy switching habits

A third (32%) of households are already worried about this winter’s energy bills[1] and over a half (55%) are struggling with their household finances[2] Shock findings come as British Gas’ …

3 million British Gas customers face 12.5% electricity bill hike

The UK’s biggest energy supplier, British Gas, is to hike electricity prices by 12.5% or £76 from 15 September[1], blaming rising policy and network costs A typical dual fuel customer …