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Millions to Get Cheaper Energy Bills From April | Energy Price Cap

February 10, 2020 | Posted under: Home Energy

Millions to Get Cheaper Energy Bills From April The default energy price cap and pre-payment meter cap will fall by £17 The government regulator for gas and electricity markets, Ofgem, has announced that around 15 million households in the UK will benefit from reduced energy bills when the changes are rolled out in April. The default energy price cap will fall from £1,179 to £1,162, while the pre-payment meter cap will from £1,217 to £1,200. Experts had speculated that…

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6 home heating myths that could cost you money this winter

November 13, 2019 | Posted under: Home Energy

6 home heating myths that could cost you money this winter Ah, winter. The mornings are cold and dark, the evenings are cold and dark – so much so that you’d be forgiven for whacking up the thermostat and going into hibernation until the warmer months of spring draw near. But while this seems like an idyllic winter for some of us, it doesn’t come without its drawbacks – one of which is the high energy bills! You may be wondering: ‘how can I heat my house cheaply?’,…

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Big energy companies losing customers as people flock to smaller, cheaper energy companies

May 14, 2018 | Posted under: Home Energy

Big energy companies losing customers as people flock to smaller, cheaper energy companies Centrica, the owner of British Gas, has revealed exactly how many customers it has lost so far this year – as UK households look for value from smaller and cheaper energy firms. Centrica, the company that owns British Gas, has revealed that it has lost a total of 110,000 UK energy customers in the first four months of 2018, which works out at about 70,000 individual households (bearing in mind some of…

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Nissan and Ovo Energy team up to pay UK drivers to own an electric car

October 23, 2017 | Posted under: Home Energy

Nissan and Ovo Energy team up to pay UK drivers to own an electric carOwners of a Nissan electric car will be able to charge their batteries from the grid at off-peak times, and then sell it back to the grid at a profit during more expensive peak energy times. A pioneering new partnership between car manufacturer Nissan and energy company Ovo Energy could offer UK drivers the chance to be paid to own an electric car. The two companies hope that their joint offer – which is the first of its…

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How to save money on your energy bills when you move home

June 16, 2017 | Posted under: Home Energy

How to save money on your energy bills when you move home Moving home can be a stressful time – with fees mounting up for estate agents, conveyancing and removals. To add to that you also have to consider the admin involved and sometimes it can be hard, with everything else going on, to remember what you need to tell your energy suppliers and when. Here we have put together a handy guide to what you need to let your suppliers know when your moving, and we have added some tips to help you…

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How to save money on your energy bills - 9 quick and easy tips

June 13, 2017 | Posted under: Home Energy

How to save money on your energy bills – 9 quick and easy tips When it comes to getting cheaper energy, every little helps, so you may be wondering, how can I get cheaper bills? Luckily for you, there are lots of ways to get cheap heating, cheap gas, cheap electricity and more, all of which will help you on your way to an overall cheaper energy bill, so here are our top tips! All of these tips will contribute to lowering your bills – even employing just a few of them will add up over…

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Thousands face energy price hikes of more than £400 this month - is it time you switched?

May 10, 2017 | Posted under: Home Energy

Thousands face energy price hikes of more than £400 this month – is it time you switched? Energy bills are set to increase for many as fixed tariffs come to an end in May and customers who do not switch are rolled onto more expensive standard tariffs Thousands of people across the UK are facing the prospect of higher energy bills – many by hundreds of pounds – as their cheap fixed tariff deals come to an end this month. If billpayers fail to take action and switch their energy…

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£1.3 billion worth of credit could be claimed back from energy suppliers in 2017

May 2, 2017 | Posted under: Home Energy

£1.3 billion worth of credit could be claimed back from energy suppliers in 2017 It’s common to build up a bit of credit with your energy supplier over the summer months, which can come in handy with the increased usage that comes with the colder winter months. However, there are many out there that are still in credit with their energy supplier at the end of winter. A new report by Uswitch has estimated that in 2017 almost 11 million households in the UK could be in line to recoup…

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E.on to raise prices of home energy by nearly 9% next month

March 7, 2017 | Posted under: Home Energy

E.on to raise prices of home energy by nearly 9% next month Compare energy prices now and switch to a better deal >>> Eon has today announced it intends to raise prices on home energy costs from next month. The utility company will hike prices of gas by 4% and electricity by 14% – meaning anyone on a dual-fuel standard tariff will face an increase of almost 9% on their energy bills from April 2017. Eon has become the latest of the ‘big six’ energy companies to announce…

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How to save money on your energy bills - 9 quick and easy tips

January 7, 2017 | Posted under: Home Energy

How to save money on your energy bills – 9 quick and easy tips When it comes to getting cheaper energy, every little helps, so you may be wondering, how can I get cheaper bills? Luckily for you, there are lots of ways to get cheap heating, cheap gas, cheap electricity and more, all of which will help you on your way to an overall cheaper energy bill, so here are our top tips! All of these tips will contribute to lowering your bills – even employing just a few of them will add up over…

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