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Big energy savings for consumers, without switching supplier.

Big energy savings for consumers, without switching supplier.

According to the regulator Ofgem, millions of energy customers could save hundreds of pounds a year on their energy bills without switching supplier. By simply moving to another Npower tariff, more than 1.7 million Npower customers could save £261 a ...

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E.on and British Gas; frozen standard tariffs this winter.

E.on and British Gas; frozen standard tariffs this winter.

British Gas and E.on are freezing their standard tariffs for this coming winter. Both the gas and electricity bills will now affect, in total, around nine million customers. There will be no increase in charges until at least April of ...

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Reshuffle at British Gas with Ian Peters named as temporary boss

Reshuffle at British Gas with Ian Peters named as temporary boss

British Gas have named current residential arm boss Ian Peters as the temporary Managing Director from December this year, when Chris Weston steps down. “Ian Peters will hold the managing director post on an “interim basis while a permanent replacement ...

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Ofgem to investigate British Gas, Eon and npower over low meter installation

Ofgem to investigate British Gas, Eon and npower over low meter installation

An investigation has been launched by Ofgem, to look into why British Gas, npower and Eon have such a low rollout of advanced electricity meters for business customers. Ofgem will be looking to find out why the 3 companies have ...

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Profits take a huge drop for Centrica

Profits take a huge drop for Centrica

Centrica’s profits have reportedly taken a huge drop of 35% in the first 6 months of this year, dropping to  £1,032 million “reflecting a challenging market environment, mild weather in the UK and the Polar Vortex in North America”. A milder ...

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British Gas reaches its one millionth domestic smart meter

British Gas reaches its one millionth domestic smart meter

British Gas has now fitted more than 1.4 million smart meters in the UK, with it’s one millionth domestic smart meter being installed in a home in Lewisham, South East London. Starting next year there will be a mass rollout ...

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Ofgem announces British Gas to pay £5.6m for switching failures

Ofgem announces British Gas to pay £5.6m for switching failures

British Gas Business has been made to pay £5.6 million for incorrectly blocking business customers from switching to alternative suppliers, and failing to notify them their contract was due to end. 5.6% of objections made to customers looking to switch ...

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Centrica profit down in 2013 on weak performance from British Gas

Centrica profit down in 2013 on weak performance from British Gas

Profits slumped last year for Centrica, due to a weaker performance from it’s businesses British Gas and Direct Energy. Group operating profit dropped by 2% to £2.695bn ($4.48bn, €3.27bn) for the year, after exceptional charges of £667m it was a 29% ...

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Energy Secretary Ed Davey questions gas profits

Energy Secretary Ed Davey questions gas profits

Ed Davey has contacted Ofgem and competition authorities questioning the size of the profits in supplying gas to UK homes. He asked them to consider whether British Gas was a monopoly power that needed a break up to boost the ...

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Centrica to take over Bord Gais Energy

Centrica to take over Bord Gais Energy

    Centrica is set to take over irish state-owned energy firm Bord Gais Energy as part of a €1.12 billion deal. The company was named the preferred bidder on Thursday as part of a consortium of UK and Canadian ...

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