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Energy switching complaints on the rise

Energy customer complaints about switching supplier are on the rise. The Ombudsman only received more complaints about energy bills. Find out the best and worst energy companies to switch to, using exclusive Which? research.

New energy firms to face tougher tests

Tougher checks for new energy companies will come into force in June. They aim to improve customer service and reduce the chance of new gas and electricity suppliers going bust, such as Economy Energy, Iresa and Spark Energy.

Energy customers could face bigger bills than before the price cap

The price cap on standard and default energy tariffs will increase by £117 per year on 1 April 2019. Customers could end up paying more for gas and electricity than they did before the price cap. Compare gas and electricity prices now.

Economy Energy stops trading days after being banned from taking on new customers

Economy Energy has stopped trading, leaving 235,000 customers waiting for a new energy supplier. If you’re an Economy Energy customer, find out what to do now, if you’ll get your money back and read advice for pay-as-you-go customers.

Energy price cap will begin in January 2019

The energy price cap will come into force on 1 January 2019, affecting 11 million households. Find out how much customers on default gas and electricity tariffs will save. Plus why energy customers would be better off switching supplier.

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Energy switching remains stagnant, despite more deals and possible savings of £350+

Energy switching rates aren’t rising despite there being more gas and electricity deals to choose from, Ofgem’s report reveals. Use Which? Switch to compare gas and electricity prices and find a cheap energy deal that’s best for you.

Energy companies face complaints crackdown

Energy companies are being investigated over how they handle customer complaints, including First Utility, Ovo Energy, Scottish Power and Utilita. Find out how your energy company rates, plus compare gas and electricity prices for the best deal.

Energy price cap: will it save you money?

Will the energy price cap save you money on your gas and electricity bills? Regulator Ofgem reveals more details of the energy price cap coming into force this winter. Plus read our top tips to cut your energy bills.

Energy company Iresa has ceased trading

Iresa has gone bust. Octopus Energy will take on its customers later in August. Ofgem is telling customers not to switch, and to take meter readings.

Should you be paid compensation if your energy switch goes wrong?

Energy customers could be paid compensation of at least £30 if they have problems switching gas and electricity supplier, under new Ofgem proposals.

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