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It has been recorded that 250,000 people switched energy suppliers in February. A high percentage of people actually decided to leave the “big six” providers and move to smaller suppliers. However, consumer group Which? has reported that in spite of Ofgem’s attempts to simplify tariffs, consumers still don’t fully understand them, and therefore are not getting the cheapest contract prices available.…
We’ve recently been informed by energy suppliers that all customers will need to provide a valid ‘Letter of Authority’ (LOA) when they sign an energy contract. This is a letter that will authorise a third party to conduct business with your energy supplier on your behalf.…
Ofgem is proposing a new code of practice that will require brokers and other third party intermediaries (TPIs) to be completely clear with businesses about their fees, the contracts they offer and which suppliers they represent. …
You’ll see comments in the energy press about the ‘capacity crunch’ which we are slowly heading for in the next few years. Basically with the decommissioning of old coal and nuclear plant, we need to replace it with something.…