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Cheapest fixed energy tariff for M&S

Cheapest fixed energy tariff for M&S

Consumer group Which? has revealed that M&S is the top fixed energy deal on the market. According to a ranking of the five cheapest deals, M&S Energy’s Fix & Save came first at £1,139 a year, while Npower’s Online Price ...

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RWE Npower boss criticises Ofgem for three-year delay over mis-selling enquiry

RWE Npower boss criticises Ofgem for three-year delay over mis-selling enquiry

Paul Massara, chief executive of Npower has criticised Ofgem for it’s delay on investigiating mis-selling in energy companies.He also disputes the allegations that his company were involved in mis-selling. Speaking to The Times Massara said: “It’s a 2010 investigation. You ...

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Stronger penalty regime set by Ofgem to secure gas supplies

Stronger penalty regime set by Ofgem to secure gas supplies

Higher penalties will be faced by gas shippers if they fail to deliver in a supply emergency, under revisions made to the ‘cash out’ regime announced by Ofgem on Tuesday. If domestic customers have to be cut-off, suppliers will be ...

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Energy tariffs simplicity threatened by standing charges

Energy tariffs simplicity threatened by standing charges

Ofgem’s Retail Market Review (RMR) plans to simplify the number energy tariffs available to consumers are being threatened by standing charges, according to Uswitch.com. The RMR’s proposals have abolished the two-tier charging rates in favour of a single rate for ...

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Energy saving lightbulb failings cost Eon £3 million

Energy saving lightbulb failings cost Eon £3 million

  Eon has been fined £500,000 by the regulator Ofgem, and has agreed to pay an additional £2.5 million to customers eligible to receive the 2013/14 warm home discount broader payment group for vulnerable customers. The situation relates to “an ...

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David Gray to be new Ofgem chairman

David Gray to be new Ofgem chairman

The next chairman of Ofgem has been named as David Gray, subject to approval from energy secretary Ed Davey. The former Ofgem senior manager will be appointed on the 1st October this year. Gray’s response to the news was: “The next ...

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Ofgem investigates Spark Energy

Ofgem investigates Spark Energy

BBC Watchdog has investigated Spark Energy. Ofgem has launched an investigation into independent utilities supplier Spark Energy in response to information it received regarding the supplier’s complaints handling procedures, billing practices and customer switching processes. Under the Customer Complaints Handling ...

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Shortage in capacity could lead to power cuts

Shortage in capacity could lead to power cuts

According to reports, Ofgem is expected to reveal over the coming weeks that storage in gas operated plants has declined as more facilities shut down and coal fired plants struggle to keep capacity alive. The energy regulator has faced criticism ...

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