MPs To Question 'Big Six' Energy Firms

Executives from the 'Big Six' (British Gas, Npower, SSE, EDF, E-On and Scottish Power) will today be questioned over price rises and why the average energy bill has topped £1,400.

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Training Voucher Scheme Launched To Help Industry Install Renewable Heating Systems

A £500,000 fund aimed at raising the skill set of domestic heating engineers so they can install and maintain renewable heating systems has been set up by Energy Secretary Edward Davey.

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Energy Company Npower Latest Supplier To Raise Energy Prices by 10.4%

Energy supplier Npower is the third major energy supplier after SSE and British Gas to announce price rises this month.  As of 1 December,  Npower dual-fuel bills will go up by 10.4% - the highest increase announced by an energy supplier so far.

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Energy Company British Gas Follow SSE In Energy Price Hike of 9.2%

British Gas has become the latest energy supplier to announce they are to implement a price increase for domestic customers as of 23 November. The increase, which will affect nearly eight million households in the UK, includes an 8.4% rise in gas prices and a 10.4% increase in electricity prices, with dual-fuel bills going up by 9.2%.

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Energy Company SSE To Raise Energy Prices By 8.2%

One of the big six energy suppliers SSE has announced an average price increase of 8.2% in gas and electricity prices from 15 November. The energy firm said the rise reflected higher costs of buying wholesale energy and paying to deliver it to customers' homes, plus government levies. The price rise is expected to impact around 4.4 million customers on its electricity tariffs, and 2.9 million on its gas tariffs, not including those on fixed-price tariffs.

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