Energy summit urges ‘big six’ to do more to support vulnerable consumers

The Scottish Government hosted an energy summit yesterday to challenge the ‘big six’ energy suppliers to do more to help people who are struggling to pay their energy bills.

Published 18 January 2018

Ofgem announces cap on pre-payment meter installation charges

Energy regulator Ofgem is to cap the amount suppliers can charge customers for installing a pre-payment meters in customers’ homes and ban the costs altogether for the most vulnerable.

Published 13 November 2017

UK government reveals energy price cap plans

Draft legislation designed to lower the cost of energy bills for around 12 million households has been published by the UK government.

Published 13 October 2017

Sturgeon unveils plans for state-owned not-for-profit energy firm

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to set up a state-owned not-for-profit energy company in Scotland to offer cheaper power to homeowners.

Published 11 October 2017

PM announces plans for energy price cap in housing filled speech to conference

Prime Minister Theresa May has renewed a commitment to introduce a cap on energy prices for customers on standard variable tariffs.

Published 5 October 2017

Ofgem sets cap on pre-payment energy meters

Energy regulator Ofgem has announced the levels of the pre-payment price cap which come into effect this April.

Published 8 February 2017

Plans to end energy meter costs for most vulnerable customers

Ofgem has announced proposals to cap charges imposed by energy suppliers for the installation of pre-payment meters, and end them altogether for the most vulnerable customers.

Published 15 September 2016

Ofgem to introduce interim price cap on pre-payment energy meters

Ofgem has today outlined a number of measures it will implement to deliver a “more competitive and fairer energy market” for all consumers.

Published 3 August 2016

OFGEM investigation welcomed by CAS

Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has welcomed OFGEM’s investigation into SSE pre-payment meter processes.

Published 2 August 2016

Scottish Power becomes latest energy supplier to cut gas prices

Energy giant Scottish Power has announced plans to cut standard domestic gas prices by an average of 5.4 per cent from mid-March, the third of the big suppliers to do so in the space of two weeks.

Published 3 February 2016