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Co-op reduces energy price rise

  •  14 Nov, 2013
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Co-operative energy has scaled back a planned price increase amid expectations that the government will axe green levies from bills.

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17 years of energy bill rises - NAO

  •  13 Nov, 2013
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Householders may have to wait until the decade after next before they see rises in their utility bills falling below the inflation rate, a Whitehall expenditure watchdog is warning.

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Inflation falls to 12-month low

  •  12 Nov, 2013
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Inflation fell to its lowest level for more than a year in October, plunging to 2.2 per cent, official figures showed on Tuesday.

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EDF Energy announces 3.9% price rise

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EDF Energy is the latest firm to announce a gas and electricity price rise – a 3.9 per cent increase on 3 January, adding £49 on average to annual bills.

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Energy firms 'must build trust'

  •  12 Nov, 2013
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Ed Davey has described the energy industry as being in a "Fred the shred moment", and has called for power companies to instil trust into the sector.

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Energy price hikes 'inevitable'

  •  06 Nov, 2013
Coins on a letter saying energy prices are going up

Ofgem has told homeowners that rising energy prices are 'inevitable' and that they must start shopping around to get the best deal.

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Water bills announcement expected

  •  04 Nov, 2013
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The government has indicated that struggling householders could receive more help with water bill payments.

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Government unveils energy reforms

  •  31 Oct, 2013
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The government has unveiled reforms in the energy market, after Energy Secretary Ed Davey said the industry needed to change amid outcry over rising bills.

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Gas and electricity bosses defend price rises

  •  29 Oct, 2013
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Gas and electricity bosses defend winter price rises for customers in an appearance before the Energy and Climate Change Committee.

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OAPs' fears over heating revealed

  •  29 Oct, 2013
Coins on a letter saying energy prices are going up

More than a quarter of OAPs are worried about keeping warm this winter, according to a new poll.

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