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Are smart meters a smart idea?

Are smart meters a smart idea? In a recent review completed by Compare the market, approximately only one in six energy deals are available for house which currently hold a smart meter. The research discovered that owners of a smart meter have a very limited range of tariffs for switching suppliers, also the average tariff…
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In February 2021 energy switching saw an 18% decrease

In February 2021 energy switching saw an 18% decrease: Compared to the same period February 2020, an 18% decrease in energy switching occured in February 2021. Figures imply that 457,447 customers moved to a new supplier in the last month, this is according to Energy UK’s figures. As of February 2020 it is compared to…
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18 energy suppliers overcharged more than 1m customers

18 energy suppliers overcharged more than 1m customers: More than one million customers have been overcharged by almost 18 energy suppliers as they failed to follow price protection rules. This found that customers were overcharged over £7.2 million as suppliers failed to protect prices when they decided to switch tariiffs or companies, this is according…
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UK household energy bills to see rise end of January

UK household energy bills to see rise end of January: UK households will face an £84 million energy bill increase by late January analysis says. This is as reported by the forecast from comparison & switching service Uswitch, that says households may see their bills hike by £171 on average, as they are shifted automatically…
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Many UK households in energy debt at 5-year high in 2020

Many UK households in energy debt at 5-year high in 2020: The amount of UK households that are in debt to their electricity provider struck a 5-year high nearing the close of 2020. That’s as reported by new figures acquired by price comparison & switching website energyhelpline, that says about 770,000 households had money due…
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Gap amid cheapest energy fixed tariff & price cap narrows

Gap amid cheapest energy fixed tariff & price cap narrows: Research from Cornwall Insight’s ‘Domestic supplier insight service’ reveals the gap between the cheapest tariff on the market and the default tariff price cap has reduced to its lowest level since February 2019, standing at £219/year. This is 40% less than at the end of…
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October: Highest electricity switching rate since April 2019

October: Highest electricity switching rate since April 2019: The month of October was the highest electricity changing rate since April 2019. Says the new data by Electralink’s Energy Market Data Hub, suggesting nearly 621,000 switches took place during the month, this was the third-highest since records began with 4% extra switches than October 2019 &…
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