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Ofgem under pressure over rise in price cap

Ofgem under pressure over rise in price cap

The UK energy watchdog is facing increased pressure as it will be forced to defend a “significant” increase in fuel bills for 11 million households, who had been guaranteed a cap to their bills. On Thursday, Ofgem will announce an increase to the energy price cap introduced at the beginning […]

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UK households owe nearly £400m to energy companies

The number of UK households that owe money to energy suppliers has risen by 300,000 this year with a total of nearly £400 million owed ahead of the winter months. Price hikes throughout the year contributed to the amount of collective debt in the UK to hit £393 million in […]

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1 in 3 people worried about energy prices ahead of winter

A new survey has revealed that one in three people in Britain are concerned about the cost of energy as winter rapidly approaches. The findings by consumer group uSwitch show that more than 50 percent of those surveyed were struggling to pay their bills. uSwitch’s findings come as British Gas, […]