Business Utilities UK News

October 18, 2017

‘Big Six’ unduly dominating UK power policy, new report claims

Large incumbents such as the ‘Big Six’ utilities have a dominant and undue influence over UK energy policy, potentially holding back a clean power transition, a […]
October 16, 2017

industry Big six energy firms lose 163,000 customers as British Gas raises prices

The big six energy companies suffered a record exodus of more than 160,000 customers to smaller rivals in September, as British Gas increased electricity prices for […]
October 12, 2017

British Gas owner faces tough choice on dividends as energy price cap looms

The owner of Britain’s largest energy supplier may need to raid its shareholder payouts to withstand a tougher-than-expected government crackdown on rising energy bills. The looming […]
October 11, 2017

UK energy price cap will not start this winter – Ofgem

Prime Minister Theresa May stunned the industry last week when she announced a plan to impose price caps on standard variable tariffs (SVT), the basic rate […]