Ofgem has ordered Big Six supplier NPower to fully cooperate in the market regulator’s next collective switching trial, designed to help thousands of disengaged energy customers easily switch to cheaper tariffs. Continue Reading
The proposed merger between Big Six energy suppliers SSE and Npower has been provisionally approved by regulators, which found there’s “plenty of choice” in the domestic energy market. Continue Reading
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has raised concerns over the proposed merger between Npower and SSE on the grounds that there would too great a loss in market competition, resulting in inflated energy bills for consumers. Continue Reading
Less than two weeks after Ofgem issued a statement explaining that energy suppliers had no obvious reason to raise their energy prices over coming months, Npower has announced that their dual fuel customers will see bill increase by an average of almost 10% from March.
Npower are now the fourth of the Big Six energy providers in the UK to announce cut prices for gas on their standard tariff this year. They are the fifth altogether, since British Gas announced cuts last year.