energy prices

ECA calls for urgent energy price reform

Engineering services trade body ECA has warmly welcomed the urgent reform of electricity pricing recommended by The Climate Change Committee. The latest CCC report to Parliament recommends that future energy pricing must remove current fiscal disincentives to electrification, boosting the deployment and use of low carbon electrical energy across the UK. The CCC report also […]

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Energy prices set to soar after Brexit – warns energy switching service

Make It Cheaper is urging UK business owners to switch to a better business energy deal and lock prices in for as long as possible, before energy prices soar when the UK leaves the EU. With less than six months to go until the UK officially leaves leave the EU, there’s still an unsettling amount of […]

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ScottishPower announces 7.8% increase in dual fuel prices

ScottishPower has announced it will increase its standard domestic gas and electricity prices from 31st March 2017, a week after fellow Big 6 firm npower did the same. Both firms have blamed rises in energy wholesale markets and “compulsory non-energy costs”, like decarbonising electricity generation and the upgrade to smart meters, for the hike. But these announcements […]

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Study shows energy prices more of a concern than rent

‘Improving energy efficiency can help to reduce extortionate energy prices, but generating your own energy can eliminate them altogether’, according to industry expert. With people across Europe now more worried about energy bills than paying their rent or mortgage, industry experts say that the time has come to ‘commit fully’ to sustainable, cost effective alternatives […]

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75% of consumers would now switch to an energy supplier outside of big six

After years of discontent, service issues and price hikes, consumers are finally awakening to the fact that small suppliers could be a solution. New research from, the independent price comparison and switching service, shows that almost three quarters of consumers (72%) would now switch to a supplier outside of the big six – up […]

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