supplier

  • Media Mentions

    This is Money | More than a million households have seen their energy firm go bust in the last few years

    Our analysis on the domestic energy market showing 1.7% of domestic energy customers have been rescued by the Supplier of Last Resort process in the last two years, featured in This is Money. The first half of 2021 has already seen 1.5% of customers in the domestic retail market being served...

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    900,000 domestic customers impacted by SoLR over the last two years

    Analysis by Cornwall Insight shows that 1.7% of customers in the retail energy market have been with suppliers subject to the Supplier of Last Resort mechanism (SoLR) process. Between 2020 and 2019, 887,000 domestic customers were supplied by a company that exited the market via SoLR, and in 2021 alone,...

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    Price cap predicted to rise by over £100/year

    The latest forecast from Cornwall Insight indicates that the default tariff price cap will increase by more than £100 for the Winter 2021-22 cap to around £1,250 per year for a typical dual fuel direct debit customer – from its current level of £1,138.  Dr. Craig Lowrey, Senior Consultant at...

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    Uptake of Time of Use tariffs still low, but set to increase

    Research from Cornwall Insight's 'Connected homes insight service' has found both suppliers and consumers have made tentative steps to explore Time of Use (ToU) tariffs. However, adoption of these tariffs is anecdotally low at the moment, and ambitious innovation and uptake has been held back by slow industry processes and...

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    Daily Mail | As Scottish Power takes on 130,000 customers from failed energy supplier Tonik, we reveal how recent mergers in the sector have shaken up the ‘Big Six’

    Scottish Power took on 130,000 customers from failed supplier Tonik Energy last week, increasing its market share considerably.  Acquisitions and mergers have been the biggest form of supplier growth. With 10 instances of trade sale events in the domestic supply market since January 2019. Alongside this was also 10 exits through...

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    Daily Mail | Energy suppliers can claim ‘green’ credentials by paying just 93p a year per customer to renewable power stations

    Energy suppliers can claim to offer environmentally-friendly green tariffs by paying as little as 93p per customer per year to renewable power plants. Energy suppliers are able to claim that they are green if they generate their own renewable power; buy it from firms which do; or purchase 'renewable energy...

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    Smart Energy International | Acquisitions set to change non-domestic energy market landscape

    Our research into the non-domestic energy supply market share highlights a changing market share landscape due to recent acquisitions. When the E.ON UK and npower merger completes the rankings for larger suppliers in the electricity market will change significantly. npower’s merger with E.ON Group will lead to changes in larger...

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    The Guardian | Energy bills to be cut by £84 for 11m UK households

    The energy regulator has lowered winter energy bills for 15m UK homes by reducing its energy price cap to record lows after wholesale energy market prices tumbled during the coronavirus pandemic. The government has legislated that the cap should remain in place at least for 2020, and no later than...