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Payments made to households using energy off-peak

Payments made to households using energy off-peak Homes across the UK may be soon paid to use less energy at peak times. The scheme begun by National Grid aims to boost the grid’s resilience, stop the danger of blackouts and slash household carbon dioxide emissions. The initiative is made to set up families with smart…
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A further bad record on energy supplier switching.

A further bad record on energy supplier switching. Last month, energy switching hit another negative record. The latest figures issued by ElectraLink display almost 91k switches concluded in May. The report suggests, this is the second all-time monthly low in 2022, after 94k adjustments of supplier (CoS) successfully finished in January. In the last few…
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People have cut back on their energy use

People have cut back on their energy use Almost 52% of Britons are using less gas or electricity at home in acknowledgement to the rising cost of living. That’s according to the latest Office for National Statistics survey which covers the period 25th May to 5th June and suggests that this number increased by 2%…
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NI energy supplier reports 2nd tariff rise

NI energy supplier reports 2nd tariff rise: Households in the thousands in Northern Ireland will be hit by greater energy bills as the region’s biggest energy supplier has announced a new increase in its tariffs. Power NI has said it will raise its electricity tariff by 27.5% starting 1st July 2022. This means an increase…
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50% increase in PCW activity from new price cap

50% increase in PCW activity from new price cap With the new price cap taking effect, 1000’s of customers searched for low-cost energy deals last month. A recent report by ElectraLink suggests that March saw a 50% growth in activity on price comparison websites (PCW) compared to the same month last year. As a result…
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£50m customer support package promises Octopus

£50m customer support package promises Octopus: It has guaranteed £50 million to assist customers during soaring energy bills. It is part of a comprehensive package valued at £150 million, the new contribution will have current customers on a standard variable tariff pay £50 lower than the present price cap. Octopus has also doubled its financial…
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Winter price cap forecasted to soar over £500

Winter price cap forecasted to soar over £500: New study indicates the winter price cap is forecasted to be £2,512. Cornwall Insight has lowered its prior prediction by almost £400 since 7th March when the consultancy predicted that the cap level could stretch to £2,962. In Februaury, analysts at the wealth management group Investec announced…
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Fire chiefs alert issues of need to lower energy bills

Fire chiefs alert issues of need to lower energy bills: Fire chiefs have voiced concerns due to practices showing electrical appliances that run throughout the night to save money on skyrocketing energy bills. The increasing cost of living as well as the new price cap reported last week have placed more financial pressure on customers…
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EDF client charged £336k for a months power bill

EDF client charged £336k for a months power bill: EDF charged a mother from Hartlepool £336,865 for one month’s power. Emma Martin, a school employee, told reporters that when she was able to talk with someone on the energy company’s online forum, she was asked whether she wanted to divide the payment over 36 months.…
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Auto-switching has been put on hold due to the energy crisis

Auto-switching has been put on hold due to the energy crisis: The government has declared that it would halt its efforts to implement and test opt-in and opt-out energy switching. The public consultation on the plan, which began on July 23rd, sought feedback on suggestions for an opt-in switching programme, in which those on the…
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