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The energy sector faced another shock when small energy supplier Future Energy collapsed. The gas and electricity supplier famous for offering cheap energy deals went kaput last week leaving its 10,000 customers at the mercy of Ofgem. However, the energy regulator was quick to respond to the matter and promised the customers to assign new and reliable UK energy supplier to them. Ofgem has fulfilled its promise within a week and has appointed Green Star Energy to take charge of Future Energy. In addition, Green Star Energy is offering same price for fixed and variable tariffs to the Future Energy customers. This saved them from any shock and the tariffs would remain same till 30th Sept this year. Green Star Energy would pay all outstanding credit balances to current and past customers to ensure that they feel safe with their new energy supplier. To get refund of their credit balance, […]

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The disaster has stricken again as another small energy firm Future Energy goes out of action. The gas and electricity supplier with around 10,000 customers in the north east and Yorkshire has stopped trading as announced by Ofgem today. This is another case of a small energy supplier in UK going out of business. It just raises the question whether customers should choose small or medium energy suppliers or not. Energy regulator Ofgem comes to the rescue of the 10K customers who buy cheap electricity and gas from Future Energy. Ofgem asks the customers to have patience and assures that it would allocate a stable energy supplier for them within the next two-three days. The best part is that Ofgem’s safety net scheme helps the customers to get uninterrupted energy supplies. Hence, customers of Future Energy need not panic. In the meanwhile, customers are asked to not switch energy supplier […]

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Are you aware that your home energy bills can reach another high due to the very many energy sapping home appliances used regularly in your home? In fact, such appliances results in wastage of energy and keep adding to the energy bills. With such appliances in the home and kitchen, you cannot even dream of getting the lowest and cheapest energy bills. Let us explain some of the ways to save on energy bills by using the most energy efficient home appliances. How home appliances can cut down energy bills? Well, the new age home appliances are made to be energy efficient and can actually reduce energy bills by a considerable margin. Everyone should buy such appliances to get cheaper energy bills. The foremost rule is to check the energy ratings label on the appliance. This should be checked in accordance with the size of the home appliance. Next, thing […]

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Energy bills are the biggest challenge during winter season especially when you are earning a low income. You get bogged down by the idea of living in a cold home but still can’t afford to pay huge energy bills. However, you can still find some relief through government’s grants and schemes that help people keep warm homes even in a limited salary. Today, let us check out details of some of the government plans and supplier support schemes that help you get the cheapest energy bills. Normally, referred to as the social tariffs, some of the schemes include Warm Home Discount, Winter Fuel Payment and Cold Weather Payment. They help senior citizens and low income earners cover their energy costs and stay warm during the cold season. Government schemes that offer cheaper winter bills are as follows: Winter Fuel Payment: This plan is for the elderly that is those above […]

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The Big Six energy suppliers throw clear warning that energy price cap would have a straight effect on the smart meter roll out as companies facing losses won’t be able to invest in government initiatives. They also hinted that the energy price cap would be responsible for lower investment in the energy sector. As per two of the biggest energy suppliers in UK, energy companies would not be able to invest millions on smart meters if they are going through losses due to energy price capping. British Gas and E.On Energy submitted a report to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) committee which stated that “We believe the price cap will damage the roll-out of smart meters and may reduce the total number of meters installed.” British Gas pointed out that if the energy price cap is marked too low then gas and electricity suppliers would not be able […]

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Compare RAM Energy gas, electricity and dual fuel tariffs. FreePriceCompare finds the best deals from more than 40 companies. No one compares more than us! Why FreePriceCompare scores higher than its competitors? – Check Here! 12 September 2019 RAM Energy – RAM Energy Fixed Plus V5 General Tariff Information : Tariff type Fixed Tariff Tariff ends on 12 months from supply start date Account Management Online/Paperless Only Payment Methods MDD and PORB Roll-over Tariff Name Closest equivalent/Standard tariff Tariff Pricing Information : Gas Only Elec Only Dual Fuel Fuel Avaliability Yes Yes Yes Cancellation Fees £30.00 £30.00 £60.00 Discounts Direct Debit NA NA NA Dual Fuel NA NA NA Online NA NA NA Tariff Sales Information : Tariff Availability Market Available – Whole of the Market FPC Website Results Page – Enquire Only FPC Channel Unavailable for Sales FPC Sales Not Applicable *Avg Bill Values Gas Only Elec Only Dual […]

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One of the foremost questions regarding UK households is to address the issue of inflating energy bills during winter. According to statistics, a third of UK households are on the expensive standard variable tariffs and this population is expected to suffer from huge energy bills in the cold season. Experts recommend Britons to switch energy supplier before winter to ensure they get cheap energy bills. As autumn is at its full bloom and winter will arrive soon, families need to make concrete plans to save on energy bills. One of the best ways to reduce energy bills is to compare energy suppliers and switch to cheaper gas and electricity provider before the onset of winter. As 80% of UK households are registered with the Big Six energy suppliers and all six of them have declared energy price rises, a huge mass of energy customers are going to be affected with […]

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