Ofgem orders four energy suppliers to pay £14.7m in green taxes

The regulator said Delta Gas and Power, GnERGY, Robin Hood Energy and Toto Energy could lose their licence if the Renewables Obligation payments are not made

Are council-owned energy firms burning a hole in the taxpayer’s pocket?

A new investigation by The Times suggests many council-owned suppliers regularly lose taxpayer money

Robin Hood Energy announces 14.8% price rise

It will add around £154.56 to customers’ total annual dual fuel bills on average

Southampton Council to launch energy supplier

CitizEn Energy aims to offer “fairly priced” gas and electricity to residents and the money made will be reinvested in energy efficiency projects

Sussex councils in new local energy partnership

Residents across Sussex are being urged to switch suppliers and save money under a new energy partnership launched by the councils. Householders can buy “competitively priced” gas and electricity through Your Energy Sussex, which is expected to help save as much as £300 a year on average on their bills. The not-for-profit partnership is led […]

London council aims to take on Big Six energy giants

  Islington Council has launched its own energy supplier as part of its plans to take on the Big Six energy companies. Angelic Energy, a not-for-profit company, is London’s first municipal energy provider in more than a century. Speaking to ELN at the launch of the new energy supplier, Councillor Claudia Webbe, Executive Member for […]

Robin Hood takes on Big Six energy firms

Nottingham City Council has launched the first local authority-owned energy supply company. Robin Hood Energy aims to provide low cost electricity to customers and help tackle fuel poverty. The council expects customers who switch to the not-for-profit energy supplier to save an average of up to £237 per year on their gas and electricity bills. It said it […]