The energy regulator has abandoned the development of a central database of disengaged energy customers, preferring to tackle inertia in the market in other ways.
Four energy suppliers have missed deadlines for payments into a government scheme to support green energy and could lose their licences if they don’t clear their debts, energy regulator Ofgem has said.
The UK moved closer to phasing coal from its energy system, as EDF switched off Cottam Power Station in Nottinghamshire after more than 50 years of operation.
Nearly a third (30%) of the disengaged energy customers who participated in Ofgem’s new collective switching trial adopted a new tariff and saved on their bills.
Some energy suppliers in the UK have been accused of selling ‘green tariffs’ to customers, despite none of their energy coming from renewable sources.
The Charity Commission has expressed disapproval over Ucas’ (Universities and Colleges Admission Service) involvement in marketing private personal loans to students.
Telecoms regulator Ofcom has launched a probe into the UK’s largest mobile network, after a May outage possibly breached the Communications Act 2003.