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600,000 electricity switches in September 2019 – uSwitch comments

Commenting on the latest electricity switching figures, uSwitch.com energy expert Sarah Broomfield said: “This is the fifth highest month for electricity switching in the last few years, and reinforces the …

Ofgem proposes new rules for energy suppliers – uSwitch comments

Commenting on Ofgem’s proposals to ensure existing energy suppliers maintain high financial and customer service standards, uSwitch.com Head of Regulation, Richard Neudegg, said: “Consumers should be reassured by these proposals …

Electricity switching increases 15% year on year – uSwitch comments

Commenting on the news from Energy UK that electricity switches increased 15% year-on-year in August 2019, uSwitch.com energy expert Rik Smith said: “Households across the country aren’t being duped by …

OVER 20 MILLION HOUSEHOLDS ARE CONCERNED BY CLIMATE CHANGE BUT ONLY EIGHT MILLION ARE PREPARED TO FUND THE FIGHT AGAINST IT

Over 20 million households (74%) across the country are concerned about climate change[1], but less than a third (31%) are willing to pay for the infrastructure the UK needs to …

Smart meter rollout extended to 2024

Commenting on the news that the Government is to extend the Smart Meter installation deadline to 2024, uSwitch.com Head of Regulation Richard Neudegg said: “The Government has finally bowed to the inevitable and …

Ovo Energy buys SSE

Commenting on the news that Ovo Energy has reached an agreement to buy SSE Energy Services, uSwitch energy expert Rik Smith said: “SSE has been looking for a buyer for …

Eversmart Energy ceases trading

Commenting on the news that Eversmart Energy has ceased trading, uSwitch.com energy expert Emma Bush said: “Eversmart Energy is the sixth supplier to go out of business since the start …

One in three homes report problems with smart meters

A third (31%) of smart meter owners have encountered issues with their devices since their unit was installed[1] – from meters ‘going dumb’ to displays breaking[2] One in five (20%) …

Switching increases by 10% during July

Commenting on the latest figures from Energy UK, which show a 10% year-on-year electricity switching increase for July, uSwitch.com energy expert Rik Smith said: “This is a significant increase in switching …

Renewable energy supplier Solarplicity ceases trading

Commenting on the news that renewable energy supplier Solarplicity has ceased trading, Sarah Broomfield, energy expert at uSwitch.com, said: “It’s unfortunately ironic that a supplier set up to provide 100% …