Energylinx News

June 2012 Monthly Archive

June 27, 2012

NPower Launches Two Online Tariffs

Npower is set to introduce two new fuel tariffs to the market, effective from Wednesday 27 June 2012.

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June 27, 2012

EDPS Comments on Energy Industry

Following the release of his 2011 annual report, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has become a great body of interest within the UK energy industry due to the authority's increased interest in smart meter technology.

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June 22, 2012

British Gas Launches 'Clear and Simple' Tariffs

British Gas, the UK's leading energy supplier, announced a major restructuring of its tariffs today.

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June 20, 2012

Latest Smart Meter Consultation

OFGEM, the UK's energy regulator, acknowledged yesterday that smart meters do indeed pose a potential threat to the privacy of energy customers.

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June 20, 2012

Smart Meters: Data Issue or Benefit?

OFGEM are set to establish new regulations regarding the use of 'smart meters' by the nation's energy suppliers in order to protect the interests of consumers industry-wide.

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June 18, 2012

OFGEM Struggles With Tariff Simplification

OFGEM, the leading regulator of the UK's energy market, announced last week they would be delaying fuel market reforms centred on simplifying ways in which the industry is portrayed to its consumers.

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June 15, 2012

Big Switch, Huge Switch or ?

Amidst the varied success of the "Big Switch" campaign, it has come into question whether the concept of a reverse auction that harnesses the power of collective bargaining is indeed the most fair and effective way in which to reduce one's household energy bills.

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June 13, 2012

Energy Customers Face Postcode Lottery

Homeowners in the UK could be paying a minimum of £85 extra on their annual energy bills based solely upon their address.

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June 8, 2012

Socially Responsible Energy Tariffs

Scottish Power Group, one of the UK's foremost energy suppliers, launched two new, socially responsible tariffs nationwide yesterday.

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