The U.K.’s largest energy supplier Centrica PLC Friday raised gas and electricity prices on one of its tariffs that tracks the value of wholesale markets, presaging what industry analysts say is likely to be another round of steep increases in U.K. utilit
06th June 2008
British Gas will tomorrow warn householders that their annual gas bills may jump by as much as 30% next winter. The huge rise, the result of soaring wholesale gas prices, would push the average household energy bill to more than £1,200 a year.
14th May 2008
25th April 2008
Up to 100,000 households could be helped with their fuel bills under a deal agreed between the UK’s big six energy companies and the government. The energy firms have agreed to boost their collective annual spending on social assistance programmes by £225
13th April 2008
U.K. gas and electricity markets regulator Ofgem will from 1st July have the power to audit utilities’ handling of customer complaints and fine companies who fail to meet new standards, the regulator said Wednesday.
11th April 2008
30th March 2008
11th March 2008
07th March 2008
The UK’s first Energy Saving Day has ended with no noticeable reduction in the country’s electricity usage. E-Day asked people to switch off electrical devices they did not need over a period of 24 hours, with the National Grid monitoring consumption.
29th February 2008
16th February 2008