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Turn the heat down on energy bills this winter

With just four weeks until most people reach for the thermostat and turn their heating on for the winter, new advice from MoneySuperMarket reveals customers can avoid a winter of unnecessarily expensive bills by switching their supplier and saving hundreds of pounds in the process.

British Gas caught out by ‘perfect storm’ in energy market

As British Gas confirm that 400,000 of its customers left to find a new supplier in the first half of the year, new figures from Gocompare.com Energy reveal that, in the same period, over 61% of consumers switching energy provider chose a smaller provider, rather than the big six.

Government’s ‘central heating for cities’ scheme to bring energy bills down

£320 million will be invested over the next five years in schemes across the country’s towns and cities to take low carbon heat and supply it to keep homes and businesses warm.

Summer shock as energy bills jump by up to £264.61 in June

Families could be hit with annual energy price rises of up to £264.61 this summer as several fixed dual fuel energy tariffs come to an end on 30 June.

ScottishPower reduces gas prices by 5.4%

ScottishPower has announced a reduction in its standard domestic gas prices by an average of 5.4% effective from 15th March 2016. This reduction will benefit over 1 million customers with the average annual standard gas bill reducing by £32.

E.ON launches cheapest dual fuel energy tariff in Britain

E.ON has made a new version of its one year dual fuel fixed tariff available which is currently the cheapest energy tariff available in Britain.

It’s not the cost of Christmas, it’s the cost of heating their home that’s worrying the over 50s

As temperatures take a noticeable dip many over 50s are taking desperate measures in order to meet the cost of heating their home this winter.

Energy bills could rise by almost £150 as 11 fixed dual fuel tariffs expire in November

Customers who fail to shop around could find themselves £149.48 out of pocket when 11 fixed dual-fuel deals expire at the end of the month.

Conserve energy and save money with a new home

Big Energy Saving Week (w/c October 26) is a great time for householders to review their energy use and ensure they’re getting the best deal, but did you know that a brand new home can be more than twice as efficient as a second hand one?

Five top tips on how to save energy around the house this half term

While many will see half term as a chance to recharge the batteries, it’s more likely going to be filled with them charging their gadgets and parents looking for ways to entertain.

Energy bills set to rise as eight fixed tariffs end in August

Households who don’t shop around could see energy bill rises of up to £136.59 a year, when eight fixed dual fuel tariffs expire at the end of August.

Household energy bills set to rise as five fixed tariffs end in June

Energy prices are set to rise with the temperature, as loyal energy customers brace themselves for an average price rise of £97.55 when five fixed tariffs expire at the end of the month.

Price war breaks out in UK energy market

Energy switchers could benefit from an all-out price war as suppliers E.ON and GB Energy look to tempt in new customers.

Double-digit tariff reductions could help more than a million fuel vulnerable households

Big six energy suppliers could have helped to lift one million households out of fuel vulnerability by making bigger cuts to standard tariffs, according to uSwitch.com. Fuel vulnerable homes spend more than 10% of their annual income on energy.

14 million households went cold this winter to cope with sky-high energy bills

Over 14 million UK homes have admitted to going cold over the winter due to the sky-high cost of energy, according to new research from uSwitch.com.