Green and Avro Energy join growing list of collapsed energy firms

Energy firms Green and Avro Energy have become the latest providers to go bust following a sharp rise in wholesale gas prices.

Published 23 September 2021

British Gas to take on customers of stricken People’s Energy

Energy regulator Ofgem has appointed British Gas to take on supplying People’s Energy’s approximately 350,000 domestic customers and around 1,000 non-domestic customers after the Scotland-based energy provider ceased trading last week.

Published 21 September 2021

Ofgem orders Avro Energy to provide financial information

Ofgem is issuing Avro Energy with a provisional order, which compels it to provide the regulator with financial and other information relating to the company’s activities.

Published 16 September 2021

People’s Energy and Utility Point cease trading

Scotland-based People’s Energy has announced it is ceasing to trade.

Published 15 September 2021

PfP Energy and MoneyPlus Energy cease trading

Two energy suppliers, PfP Energy and MoneyPlus Energy have announced that they are ceasing to trade.

Published 10 September 2021

Ofgem launches £450m green energy fund for homes and businesses

A new fund launched today by Ofgem will unlock greener ways to travel and to heat and power homes and businesses, by harnessing a new approach to energy network innovation.

Published 1 September 2021

Ofgem orders Symbio Energy to make £450,000 payment into government renewables scheme

Ofgem is issuing Symbio Energy with a provisional order, which compels it to pay around £450,000 in full for a government environmental scheme.

Published 19 August 2021

Hub Energy ceases trading

Hub Energy, a gas and electricity supplier with around 6,000 domestic customers, and 9,000 non-domestic customers, has ceased to trade.

Published 10 August 2021

£139 energy price cap increase points to 'perfect storm' for consumers this autumn

Energy regulator Ofgem has confirmed the energy price cap is set to increase by at least £139 as gas price increases reach a record high.

Published 6 August 2021

Perth & Kinross and Lochaber charities granted share of Ofgem Energy Redress Scheme funding

Twelve charities across Great Britain are set to receive more than £2.2 million of funding in Round 11 of the Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme to support households in reducing their energy bills and carbon emissions.

Published 29 June 2021

The HEAT Project awarded £99,045 grant from Ofgem's Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme

The HEAT Project, part of Blairgowrie and Rattray Development Trust, has been awarded a grant of £99,045 over two years from Ofgem's Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme.

Published 20 April 2021

Ofgem energy redress scheme awards over £2m to charities

The Energy Saving Trust has today revealed 32 new charity-run projects that will receive funding through Ofgem's Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme.

Published 30 March 2021

18 energy suppliers pay £10.4m for contract renewal failures

Eighteen energy suppliers are issuing refunds and redress payments worth £10.4 million after Ofgem found the companies did not adhere to price protection rules.

Published 2 March 2021

Energy price cap to increase from April

Energy prices are set to rise by as much as £97 for millions of consumers in April as a result of changes in wholesale energy prices, regulator Ofgem said today.

Published 5 February 2021

Ofgem proposes £100,000 fine for late payments into renewables schemes

Ofgem has proposed a fine of £100,000 to Symbio Energy £100,000 for making four late payments into UK Government renewables schemes, including Feed-in Tariff (FIT) payments and the Renewables Obligation (RO) scheme.

Published 28 January 2021