PayPoint Plc to donate £12.5m to Ofgem’s voluntary redress fund

Ofgem, the energy regulator, has decided to accept commitments from PayPoint and a donation of £12.5 million to Ofgem’s Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme, following an investigation into whether PayPoint has infringed Chapter II of the Competition Act 1998.

Published 24 November 2021

Energy firm Bulb set to go into administration

Bulb, the UK’s seventh largest energy provider, has announced that it will be entering special administration.

Published 23 November 2021

Energy provider fined £1.5m for customer debt issue as another ceases trading

Utility Warehouse has agreed to pay £1.5 million after the energy provider admitted that it failed to consistently treat customers fairly, which resulted in some customers being disadvantaged and facing increased financial hardship.

Published 10 November 2021

DGHP to build 150 new energy-efficient homes

Tenants will benefit from cheaper bills, warmer homes and help the environment thanks to 150 new energy-efficient properties being built by Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP).

Published 2 November 2021

£11.5m available for charities through Ofgem’s energy redress scheme

The Ofgem Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme opened for its thirteenth round of funding yesterday, making £11.5 million available to charities across England, Scotland and Wales to support initiatives that work towards a just transition and reduce the impact of the climate emergency associated with energy use.

Published 22 October 2021

More than quarter of a million customers impacted as four energy firms go bust

Four more energy firms GOTO Energy Limited, Daligas Limited, Pure Planet and Colorado Energy have ceased trading with more than 280,000 customers impacted.

Published 19 October 2021

Three more energy suppliers fail

The sharp rise in wholesale gas prices has claimed three more victims after ENSTROGA, Igloo Energy and Symbio Energy announced they are ceasing to trade.

Published 30 September 2021

Ofgem appoints Shell Energy to take on customers of Green Supplier Limited

Ofgem has appointed Shell Energy to take on supplying Green Supplier Limited’s (‘Green’) approximately 255,000 domestic customers, and a small number of non-domestic customers.

Published 28 September 2021

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