Are you one in a million? Or 1.3 million to be precise.

We all like to think we are…in the last 12 months, according to recently published figures by Energy UK, some 3.3 million electricity customers have changed supplier. What’s interesting is that within that figure 1.3 million customers moved from a large supplier to a small one. Though total electricity switches remained consistent with the previous 12 months the percentage of people moving from...
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Renewables Obligation charges replaced by Contracts for Difference on client bills

Up to £110billion of capital investment is needed from now until 2020 to replace the UK’s ageing electricity infrastructure with a more diverse and low-carbon energy mix. The Government has instigated a package of measures as part of the Electricity Market Reform (EMR) programme to incentivise the investment needed.   Today renewable generation projects in the UK benefit from financial...
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Busting 5 common myths on energy saving:

  1. Myth: Computer screensavers save energy, right? o Reality: Wrong. Screensavers are just another programme that consume energy. Switching off your monitor (or the whole computer) is the most effective way to save energy and cut your bill. 2. Myth: TVs, laptops and phone chargers don’t use electricity when not in use. o Reality: Nope. Everyday gadgets and appliances suck up electricity...
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Decision on automatic rollovers and contract renewals for micro-business consumers…

If you are a subscriber to Ofgem’s newsletters you will have noticed they recently issued one headed up “Decision on automatic rollovers and contract renewals for micro-business consumers”. But on closer examination the issue they have ruled on is contract renewals for micro-business consumers. With effect from 30th April 2015 the gas and electricity standard supply licences (standard licence...
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