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.... However, some of the 2 million households already fitted with them experience problems with their accuracy, meaning they can receive demands from their energy provider to make extra payments to cover their actual usage. The energy regulator Ofgem, which has described the plan to cut backdated bills as a “significant improvement for consumers”, said it was considering whether further steps were needed to protect billpayers as a result of the failure to meet the deadline. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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UK energy firms including big six miss smart meter deadline image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 05:48:07 PM
.... However, some of the 2 million households already fitted with them experience problems with their accuracy, meaning they can receive demands from their energy provider to make extra payments to cover their actual usage. The energy regulator Ofgem, which has described the plan to cut backdated bills as a “significant improvement for consumers”, said it was considering whether further steps were needed to protect billpayers as a result of the failure to meet the deadline. ...
Theresa May echoes Ed Miliband with promise to reform energy market image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 04:53:15 PM
.... But the government has faced increasing pressure to introduce a price cap after five of the big six energy suppliers hiked prices for millions of people in recent months, some by as much as £109 a year for dual fuel customers. The energy regulator Ofgem told MPs last month that it had the power to impose such a cap, but only if directed by ministers. ...
How to beat UK energy price rises image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 12:20:57 PM
.... Investment bank Jefferies has calculated that capping standard tariffs £50 below their current level would knock British Gas hard, denting profitability per customer from £50 to £35. Energy regulator Ofgem announced an energy price cap last month from 1 April for about 4m households on prepayment meters. ...
SSE to raise electricity prices next month image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 09:52:44 AM
.... . Last December, industry regulator Ofgem published figures showing how much money customers could save by moving from a standard variable tariff to their supplier's cheapest fixed tariff. ...
Energy companies ‘ripping off’ millions, ministers say image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 12:05:09 AM
....5%. The latest increases come despite the energy regulator Ofgem recently saying it saw no reason for the big six to raise prices despite upward price pressures, because of the way they hedge when buying power. ...
Most of us don’t change energy suppliers. We need to cap variable tariffs image
.... Why not have some form of price control for the group of people who have been on STVs for, say, more than a year?. At the moment Ofgem, the regulator, cannot cap SVTs. ...
How free market helped big six energy firms to rack up huge profits image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 12:05:09 AM
....Mckay’s problem is shared by about one in 10 households across the country who are classed as in fuel poverty. Ofgem, the energy regulator, is introducing a price cap on pre-payment customers from April, but the majority of people in fuel poverty have standard meters, and everyone will be affected by rising prices. ...
E.ON price rise branded 'monstrous' as users face £97 a year extra image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of March 2017 03:32:17 PM
....The latest increase comes despite the energy regulator recently saying it saw no reason for the big six to raise prices despite upward price pressures, because of the way they hedge when buying power. Ofgem is due to publish an update later this week on an index of costs facing suppliers; in January that index showed wholesale energy prices were rising. ...
Switch hitch: Ofgem to look into improper exit-fee allegations image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 11:14:41 AM
. Ofgem is looking into allegations that energy suppliers have wrongly threatened to impose exit fees on householders switching away from them. ...
Energy bills: customer switching hits six-year high image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 12:05:06 AM
....Bill payers switched providers 7. 7 million times, saving potentially more than £200 a year, according to Ofgem. ...
Energy bills: are UK customers finally starting to switch supplier? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 12:01:44 AM
.... However, the debate on price caps has resurfaced this year after a host of energy providers announced steep tariff hikes. Figures from the industry regulator, Ofgem, showed that the rate of switching rose to a six-year high over the year as 7. ...
Windfarms aren’t the real reason energy bills are rising. Blame the free market image
....The blame for the latest round of price rises announced by energy suppliers, big and small, does not lie primarily with wind turbines and solar panels. Energy regulator Ofgem was clear about that in front of MPs last week and in its analysis last month. ...
Barclays: triple the profits, but still a work in progress | Nils Pratley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 07:09:13 AM
.... The idea that salvation for RSA implied submission to the big insurers’ fashion for consolidation couldn’t have been more wrong. Are standard tariffs at British Gas a raging rip-off or are they are “actually decent value”, as Iain Conn, boss of parent Centrica, maintains? We’ll await regulator Ofgem’s next views on interplay between fixed and standard tariffs. ...
British Gas worst-value tariffs are not 'evil empire', boss says image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 01:28:27 PM
....The results were largely seen as positive by analysts but prompted consumer groups to accuse Centrica of making big profits while consumer bills remained high. Citizens Advice called for an extension of a recent price cap by the regulator Ofgem for 4m households on prepayment meters. ...
British Gas says competition has hit profits image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 09:02:22 AM
.... . Earlier this month, the energy regulator Ofgem announced a cap on charges for pre-payment customers, and the government is due to publish a Green Paper in April which may further restrict the prices energy companies can charge customers. ...
Gas and electricity prices may have to rise further, warns industry body image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 03:11:24 PM
....Slade refused to say whether he thought Npower’s recent electricity price increase of 15% was acceptable and said he had no knowledge of individual companies’ future pricing plans. But the head of the energy regulator, Ofgem, dismissed the idea that government policies or smart meters were adding significantly to suppliers’ costs, and said increasing fossil fuel prices were the main pressure. ...
Energy bills to rise up to 28% for thousands in UK as fixed contracts end image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of February 2017 02:23:09 PM
....Some customers who were on especially cheap tariffs have been told their bills will rise 28%. One supplier, npower, shocked the industry and even the regulator Ofgem when it announced it was raising electricity prices by 15% while gas bills will rise 4. ...
Scottish Power customers to be hit by 7.8% price hike image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of February 2017 12:26:20 PM
.... Switching sites said the rise marked a “dark day” and “bitter blow” for billpayers. The increases have come despite warnings from energy regulator Ofgem that there is no reason for price rises this early. ...
Lack of transparency over green energy subsidies 'shambolic', say MPs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of February 2017 07:01:00 AM
.... Such coin- and token-operated meters are mostly used in rental properties and for customers who have fallen behind on their payments. Ofgem estimated the cap would save people on prepayment tariffs up to £80 a year on energy, bringing their dual fuel bill down to around £1,067. ...
npower to raise energy bills by £109 - here’s how you could SAVE more than £200 image
....npower customers have now been urged to beat prices rises by switching to a better deal. Recent data from energy watchdog Ofgem showed around 1. ...
Npower prices hike sparks crackdown threat against energy providers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of February 2017 10:09:47 AM
....The average dual fuel bill in the UK is £1,066. The move comes a fortnight after the industry regulator, Ofgem, warned the big six against raising prices, saying it was “not obvious” that tariffs should go up despite rising wholesale prices. ...
British Gas told to pay £9.5m in compensation for late and incorrect bills image
....Poor service also left some customers paying over the odds with other suppliers because of delays in switching to the business arm of the UK’s biggest energy company. Energy regulator Ofgem said some British Gas users did not receive a bill for up to 18 months and were then hit with large catch-up statements following the launch of a new billing system in 2014. ...
Big six energy suppliers warned not to raise prices any time soon image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 19th of January 2017 07:08:21 PM
. The regulator Ofgem has warned the big six energy companies against raising prices in spring, despite a 15% increase in their costs. ...
Consumers urged to switch energy supplier image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 11:19:07 AM
....The industry body, Energy UK, said the 26% increase on 2015 was “fantastic” and evidence that a new switching guarantee had given people confidence to move and take up better tariffs. But Ofgem said more than 60% of customers were still on standard variable tariffs, which are “significantly more expensive than the cheapest deals”. ...
Fischer Energy joins UK retail market with 100% renewable offer image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 15th of January 2017 04:49:38 PM
....ON, ScottishPower and SSE. Ofgem says there are currently 44 active suppliers in the retail market. ...
National Grid to avoid being broken up image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 09:55:39 AM
.... . They warned that despite efforts by National Grid and Ofgem to mitigate the potential for conflicts of interest between its dual roles, the issue appeared "intractable and growing". ...
Millions of British Gas and SSE customers urged to switch NOW image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Thursday 15th of December 2016 04:22:00 PM
....7m people could pay £208 less by switching from Npower. It comes after Ofgem publicly revealed the average energy bill paid by a household on a standard variable tariff compared with the larger companies with deals from the 10 cheapest suppliers. ...
British Gas owner Centrica says it will beat targets after cost cuts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of December 2016 09:25:19 AM
....Its shares were the biggest risers on the FTSE 100 index, gaining almost 3% to 225p. An energy league table published by the watchdog Ofgem on Wednesday showed that 74% of British Gas customers (6. ...
Energy customers could save hundreds of pounds by switching from rip-off tarrifs, Ofgem says image
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Ofgem energy league table could save users hundreds of pounds image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 11:52:30 AM
. Ofgem has published its first energy company league table, comparing the most expensive standard tariffs with the cheapest deals on the market to provide “greater transparency to consumers”. ...
Energy customers could save £260 without switching, says Ofgem image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 11:04:45 AM
. Millions of energy customers could save hundreds of pounds a year on their energy bills without even switching supplier, according to the regulator Ofgem. ...
Ofgem partner: energy users may pay across reliability tiers in future image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 11th of December 2016 11:40:48 PM
....Britain is facing the prospect of an energy supply crisis which will see customers having to pay for a higher level of reliability, it has been reported. Andrew Wright, a senior partner with energy watchdog Ofgem, is quoted as having warned that communities could be split between those who can afford to keep the lights on and those who cannot. ...
Energy firms held £4bn in overpayments image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of December 2016 02:58:22 PM
.... Many customers are often in debit during the winter and build up credit in the summer. Ofgem has previously calculated that a typical customer's credit balance peaks at a little over £100 each year. ...
National Grid sells majority stake in gas division in £13.8bn deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of December 2016 09:48:42 AM
....National Grid will return £4bn to shareholders after the deal and hand out a £150m payment to benefit British energy consumers. It will also work with Ofgem, the industry regulator, to decide how best to use the £150m payout to benefit energy customers. ...
How to snap up the hottest energy deals this winter image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of December 2016 12:01:00 AM
....The cheapest deal offered by a big six supplier is EDF Energy’s fixed Blue+Price Protection, fixed until December 2017, which charges £933, followed by ScottishPower’s Online Fixed Saver at £952. These are all far cheaper than the average UK household energy bill, which is £1,345, according to the regulator Ofgem. ...
Diesel farms make fresh bids to supply National Grid back-up power image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of December 2016 08:25:42 AM
....There are moves under way in government to change the policies that make diesel farms such an attractive investment. Energy regulator Ofgem has said that payments to small power plants appear too high. ...
Energy customers advised… don’t run up a big credit balance image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 3rd of December 2016 07:00:15 AM
....”. But he adds that customers who moved to an unknown firm don’t need to panic as protections have been put in place by energy regulator Ofgem to come to their aid if a supplier goes bust. ...
ENERGY SUPPLIER WARNING: Fears dozens of firms could go BUST amid perfect winter storm  image
...."But it’s clearly unsustainable. "When an energy firm goes bust, supply is not interrupted and credit balances for existing customers are reimbursed by industry watchdog Ofgem. ...
Co-op to supply GB Energy's customers despite £1.8m payout image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of November 2016 06:59:40 PM
....8m compensation to customers – to take over the supply GB Energy’s gas and electricity customers. Ofgem has been working behind the scenes since GB Energy’s collapse at the weekend to appoint a “supplier of last resort” to take over all of the company’s 160,000 customers. ...
Co-op Energy to take on GB Energy customers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of November 2016 06:31:46 PM
....The firm said it would also honour outstanding credit balances for both current and past customers. Energy regulator Ofgem said if customers wished to change energy provider they would be able to do so without any exit charge. ...
'Greater scrutiny' needed over new energy companies image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 28th of November 2016 06:22:34 PM
....A former chief executive of one of the UK's biggest energy suppliers has said that greater scrutiny of new entrants to the market is needed before they get their licence. Paul Massara, who was in charge of Npower from 2013 to 2015, told BBC Radio 5 live Drive that Ofgem needs to do more to protect consumers. ...
GB Energy customers: what happens now? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 28th of November 2016 03:30:37 PM
....Nothing yet – your lights and central heating will continue to come on as if nothing had happened. Behind the scenes, the energy regulator Ofgem is currently in negotiations to appoint what is known as a “supplier of last resort”, a company to which all GB Energy’s customers will be moved en-mass, probably sometime next week. ...
GB Energy's collapse to hit 160,000 households with higher bills image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 27th of November 2016 06:35:39 PM
....The three year-old gas and power supplier, which pulled in customers with cheaper tariffs, blamed “swift and significant increases in energy prices” for its failure. The company’s demise creates uncertainty for its account holders, but they are not at risk of being cut off as the industry regulator Ofgem is expected to have brokered a move to an alternative supplier. ...
Budget energy supplier folds blaming rising prices image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 27th of November 2016 08:48:57 AM
....GB Energy Supply ceased trading this weekend, leaving many faced with the possibility of higher charges unless they ask for the cheapest deal from their new supplier. Ofgem will oversee a new firm being appointed for GB Energy’s former customers that will best protect their interests. ...
GB Energy Supply ceases trading after wholesale price rises image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 26th of November 2016 07:45:17 PM
.... . Ofgem said it would appoint a new supplier and stressed that outstanding credit balances were protected. ...
Christmas energy price SHOCK: Bills jump by £129 in just TWO months image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 03:50:00 PM
....". Figures from energy regulator Ofgem revealed the number of homes switching between suppliers is at a four and a half year high. ...
Energy bills mislead with phantom savings offers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 18th of November 2016 10:16:21 PM
....Energy customers are being misled by savings offers on gas and electricity bills which never materialise, the BBC Money Box programme has discovered. These phantom savings offers are being made to people on fixed-price energy tariffs and are a consequence of rules imposed by the energy regulator Ofgem. ...
One in three working families struggle to pay energy bills, poll shows image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 17th of November 2016 12:01:33 AM
....”. The energy regulator, Ofgem, backed calls for suppliers to alert customers to cost-saving schemes such as the warm home discount (WHD). ...
Greg Clark to meet energy firms over 'profiteering' claims image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 14th of November 2016 02:11:57 PM
....ON, npower and Scottish Power. That is seven times the 4% figure claimed by the industry and used by Ofgem, the energy regulator. ...
Minister to investigate energy firms after profit claim image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 14th of November 2016 09:13:47 AM
....The allegations were based on a report commissioned by Energy UK from accountancy firm PwC. According to the regulator, Ofgem, UK energy firms make a 4% profit margin on the price of a typical dual fuel bill. ...
Energy supply cuts may send fuel bills soaring image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 12th of November 2016 11:30:23 PM
....4% respectively on its fixed and greener tariffs. “Some suppliers have increased the price of their fixed tariffs following the recent rise in wholesale energy prices, which is putting pressure on all suppliers’ costs,” said a spokesman for the energy markets regulator, Ofgem, which suggested many consumers could save about £300 a year by switching. ...
National Grid looks to benefit from Trump infrastructure plan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of November 2016 05:02:29 PM
.... A consortium led by China Investment Corporation is understood to be among the leading bidders. Pettigrew also welcomed a consultation launched by the energy regulator Ofgem to make the UK’s power networks more flexible, including the use of technology such as battery storage and demand response – where firms shift their energy usage to low-demand periods. ...
Smart energy technology 'stymied by current policy' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 7th of November 2016 12:01:30 AM
....It called for greater penalties for emissions released by diesel generators, which currently receive payments to be on standby to keep the lights on, as well as separate subsidies. And the thinktank said rules set by the energy regulator, Ofgem, should be changed to encourage local power networks to use battery storage, rather than building new power lines. ...
 WINTER DEBT WARNING: Consumers heading into the cold with £292m energy debt image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of November 2016 04:36:00 PM
....And with people using more energy to keep homes warm in the coming months, millions could find themselves falling even further into debt. Recent Ofgem figures indicate that 70 per cent of annual household gas and 54 per cent of household electricity use occurs between October and March. ...
Co-operative Energy pays £1.8m to compensate customers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of October 2016 11:39:24 AM
....The company has apologised and said it had improved the service. Regulator Ofgem got involved after complaints levels were running 50% higher for Co-operative Energy than any other supplier. ...
Energy customer left stranded after power company’s shock debit image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of October 2016 05:00:00 PM
....Knowing the rules will help you stand your ground with energy suppliers. Ofgem, the UK regulator, makes it clear suppliers are bound by licence conditions to provide an explanation in clear, plain and intelligible language of the basis upon which a fixed amount (and any variation of that fixed amount) has been determined. ...
Existing energy customers barred from cheapest deals image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 30th of September 2016 09:57:02 PM
....While the British Gas tariff has now been withdrawn, other suppliers are still restricting their offers to new customers only. Such deals were originally banned by the regulator Ofgem in April 2014. ...
Ofgem investigates 'E' energy supplier image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 30th of September 2016 10:08:56 AM
. The energy supplier E is to be investigated by the regulator Ofgem for potentially misleading its customers. ...
Price comparison sites to be probed by watchdog image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of September 2016 07:19:23 AM
....In other words, such sites only need to show deals on which they are making a commission. That decision reversed a previous ruling by the energy regulator Ofgem, which said consumers should see all the deals on offer. ...
Complaints handling by energy suppliers has got worse image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of September 2016 12:18:07 PM
. The way energy suppliers dealt with serious customer complaints deteriorated over the past two years, according to Ofgem, which named npower, Scottish Power and First Utility as the worst offenders. ...
E.On pays £3.1m compensation for missed appointments image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of September 2016 10:01:17 AM
....2m in compensation to customers. Ofgem's chief executive Dermot Nolan said: "E. ...
ScottishPower to offer bundles of energy to customers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 16th of September 2016 07:32:04 AM
.... . In a statement, Ofgem said: "We want more competition to increase choice and drive down prices for consumers. ...
Prepay meter installation fees should be capped, Ofgem says image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of September 2016 11:08:41 PM
....Consumers who are forced to have prepayment energy meters put in should face a maximum installation fee of £150, the regulator has proposed. Currently such energy users - already the most vulnerable to debt - face a charge of up to £900, said Ofgem. ...
Co-operative Energy leads list of energy suppliers increasing prices image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 10th of September 2016 05:59:23 AM
....Figures from the energy regulator this week show that despite more UK households switching, 66% are overpaying because they are still on standard variable tariffs. Ofgem has published data which shows that in the six months to the end of June more than two million domestic customers switched electricity company, while 1. ...
Energy deal 'tease and squeeze' tactics image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of September 2016 06:52:27 PM
....Mr Jackson thinks energy regulators should require more transparency on price comparison websites about companies' SVTs. This is not part of regulator Ofgem's consultation on how energy deals are marketed. ...
Rise in energy customers switching deals image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of September 2016 10:46:24 AM
....A rising number of energy customers have switched gas and electricity deals amid widespread calls to benefit from savings that are available. Regulator Ofgem said there were 3. ...
Gas meter blunder leaves thousands of consumers out of pocket image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 15th of August 2016 02:22:16 PM
....ON, one of the companies involved, admitted that some customers have been paying nearly three times too much for their gas, and that in some cases the overcharging has been going on for 15 years. It is thought that many, if not all, of the big-name suppliers have fallen foul of the problem, and energy regulator Ofgem believes the number of people affected is likely to run into the thousands. ...
Energy firms told to refund customers after gas meters mistake image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 14th of August 2016 08:13:20 PM
.... They should have paid 65% more than they did. The regulator, Ofgem, believes that several thousand households may have been affected in total. ...
First Utility on Ofgem proposals for UK energy market image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of August 2016 11:05:17 AM
. Ofgem's proposals to shake up the energy market put too much onus on the customer and "do not go far enough", says First Utility's managing director. ...
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FTSE 100 ends Wednesday lower despite bank rally image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of August 2016 07:31:26 AM
....3%. Energy shares were mixed after Ofgem said it would introduce a price cap for energy customers that use pre-pay meters, but stopped short of introducing caps on standard variable energy tariffs. ...
Ofgem to push for pre-payment meter price cap image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of August 2016 06:54:02 AM
. Ofgem is to press ahead with proposals to introduce a price cap on pre-payment meters, the energy industry regulator has announced. ...
Ofgem energy shake-up 'doesn't go far enough' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of August 2016 06:32:40 AM
. Ofgem's proposals to shake up the energy market put "too much onus" on the customer and "do not go far enough", says one energy company boss. ...
Energy customer battles with yo-yo-ing direct debits and over-payment confusion image
....Technology is regularly blamed by power companies for shortcomings although, as we have noted before, none of them ever seem to have trouble taking customers’ payments. According to industry regulator Ofgem’s rules suppliers must refund credit that has built up in customers’ accounts whenever they ask for it, unless there are reasonable grounds for withholding it. ...
Extra Energy to be investigated after customer complaints image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 4th of July 2016 11:22:39 AM
. One of the new small energy suppliers, Extra Energy, is to be investigated by regulator Ofgem after a record number of customer complaints. ...
Our leap into the unknown threatens both Europe and the world economy image
....The “big six” suppliers have always believed the competition authorities had been dragged into a cynical exercise geared to take the political crisis of rising consumer bills off the government’s hands and carry it safely into the long grass of regulation. Equally, consumer groups always feared the CMA was unlikely to crack down on profiteering by the big six, which can mobilise armies of advisers to run rings around regulators such as Ofgem and now the CMA, which has little understanding of the sector. ...
Energy bills: plans for blanket ceiling on how much firms can charge ditched image
....”. “We urge Ofgem [the regulator] and DECC [the Department of Energy and Climate Change] to consider the timing and implementation of certain remedies to avoid a wild west, free-for-all energy market, which won’t operate in the best interests of the vast majority of consumers. ...
Price comparison sites to be investigated by competition watchdog image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of June 2016 04:13:46 PM
....”. But in a bizarre twist, the initial investigation by the industry regulator, Ofgem, has been switched to the CMA after Ofgem uncovered earlier dealings by its own staff with the comparison sites that could have called into question the impartiality of the investigation. ...

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