The prepayment price cap

The music has stopped, the results are in, how did they land? Last year the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) completed their two year investigation into the UK domestic energy market amongst the remedies suggested. The CMA introduced the idea of a price cap for prepayment meter (PPM) customers. I am sure most of you

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Price increases and how to avoid them

This week sees SSE become the latest ‘Big Six’ supplier to announce double digit price increases http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-39253699 they follow Npower on the 3rd of Feb http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-38852517 Scottish Power on the 10th Feb http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-38930236 and Eon on the 7th of March http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-39192297 British Gas have promised not to raise their prices until later in the year,

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Ofgem’s guide to Standard Variable Tariffs

2017 Sees the launch of Ofgem’s guide to Standard Variable Tariffs (SVT’s). SVT’s are the default energy tariffs which new movers are automatically placed on. Although ‘standard’ sounds fine, almost average even, nothing could be further from the truth. SVT’s are generally the most expensive energy tariffs in the market and energy companies rely on

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Housing Innovation Awards 2017

Housing Innovations Awards Wednesday February 8th 2017 – The Grand Connaught Rooms, London. As one of the events main sponsors Energy Angels proudly awarded Stockport Homes the prize for ‘Most Innovative Housing Provider’ for the large (over 10,000 properties) category. Check out the video below: Stockport Homes achievement was particularly  noteworthy due to the tough

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