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Npower to cut 4,500 jobs – uSwitch comments

Commenting on the news that Npower is set to cut 4,500 jobs in the UK as it merges with E.On, Rik Smith, energy expert at uSwitch.com said: “This is the …

Electricity switching closes in on another record year

Commenting on the news that 626,000 electricity customers switched supplier in October, uSwitch.com energy expert Rik Smith said: “2019 is closing in on being another record year for switching, proving …

HOUSEHOLDS OWE £267 MILLION TO ENERGY SUPPLIERS BEFORE WINTER BEGINS – uSwitch RESEARCH

2.3 million households (8%) owe £267 million to energy suppliers before winter begins – averaging £115 each[1] Energy debt £126 million (32%) lower than 2018[1] But 1.6 million households still …

Toto Energy ceases trading – uSwitch comments

Following the news that Toto Energy has ceased to trade, uSwitch.com energy expert Richard Neudegg said: “Toto are the seventh energy company to go bust this year, hot on the …

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 …