Retail

  • Press Releases

    Is the market putting the brakes on distributed solar exports?

    Research from Cornwall Insight Australia shows market conditions putting the brakes on distributed solar exports. In fact, there are substantial savings if consumers switch retailers without installing solar compared to opting to install solar panels with one of the big three retailers. The below graph compares the choice between installing...

  • Press Releases

    Cornwall Insight responds to confirmation that Together Energy has acquired Bristol Energy’s residential customers and brand

    Commenting on the announcement that Bristol Energy’s customer base has been acquired by Together Energy, Ed Reed, Head of Training at Cornwall Insight, said:  “It is a turbulent time in the retail energy space at the moment, particularly for municipal backed licensed suppliers as this confirmation has come only days...

  • Press Releases

    Cornwall Insight comments on Ofgem’s price cap announcement

    Commenting on Ofgem’s announcement of the default price cap falling by 7% to £1,042 per year for the six months effective from 1 October 2020, Robert Buckley, Head of Relationship Development at Cornwall Insight, said: “This is a dramatic reduction and sees the price cap fall to its lowest level...

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    Challenger energy suppliers join the “Big Six”

    Research from Cornwall Insight’s Domestic market share survey for the first quarter of 2020 shows a shake-up of the rankings that is unprecedented in the survey since its launch. The completed merger of OVO Energy and SSE and organic growth from Bulb have seen the names of challenger brands sit...

  • Media Mentions

    Electrical Review | Challenger energy suppliers join the “Big Six”

    Cornwall Insight's research showing the shake-up of the domestic retail market was featured in Electrical Review. The merger of OVO Energy and SSE and organic growth from Bulb have seen the names of challenger brands sit among the largest suppliers. Commenting on this Katie Hickford said, "after Ovo Energy took...

  • Press Releases

    Price cap declines but is expected to fall further still

    Commenting on today’s Ofgem announcement that the default price cap would decrease by £17 to £1,162 for the six months effective from 1 April 2020, Robert Buckley Head of Retail and Relationship Development at Cornwall Insight, said: “Due to the mild winter the UK has experienced, it will have come...