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Utility Renewals Ltd are delighted to announce that they have expanded their Management Team with Leanne Whitfield being appointed as Director of Training. Leanne has been with the company for over 6 years and Managing Director, Norman Haigh said of the appointment “Leanne’s experience and knowledge of both our company and the utilities industry brings[…]

The ‘Smart Meter Rollout’ dictated by energy regulator Ofgem, requires gas and electricity suppliers to take all reasonable steps to roll out smart meters to all of their domestic and small business customers by the end of 2020. Having a smart meter installed is by no means compulsory, it is entirely the choice of the customer, however,[…]

The past 10 months have seen 5.1 million customers switch electricity suppliers – 3% less than the same 10 month period of 2019… However, despite the cumulative number of switches being lower, things seem to be on the up again, as October sees the highest rate of switching since April 2019. According to new data[…]

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With yet another lockdown looming, the nation is once again under instruction to work from home where possible and not leave the house other than for a limited number of reasons.   Whilst remaining at home of course has its financial benefits, (for example saving money on travel and eating out), as we’ve touched on before,[...]

In a further attempt to help vulnerable customers with paying their energy bills, Ofgem recently announced that the Energy Price Cap was to be extended until the end of 2021, protecting approximately 11 million households across the UK (including the elderly and most vulnerable) from being overcharged by their energy supplier.   WHAT IS THE ENERGY PRICE[...]

As of the 15th December 2020, Ofgem’s new rules which aim to support customers who may be experiencing difficulty in paying their energy bills, come into force.   As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the country is seeing a significant rise in people struggling to manage their finances, with Citizen’s Advice estimating in September that 6 million people had already[…]

Tonik Energy, who supplied energy to around 130,000 domestic customers, recently announced that they were to cease trading. As was the case with both Robin Hood Energy and Bristol Energy, who also recently went bust, a statement was released by the supplier, assuring their customers that they shouldn’t worry, their energy supply will not experience[...]

Recent figures reported by Ofgem have highlighted that, compared to 2019 data, the number of customers switching supplier in the second quarter of the year has continued to fall.   Switches in Quarter 22019 Switches in Quarter 22020  Electricity  1,531,000  1,331,000  Gas  1,239,000  983,000  Figures taken from  As per the figures above, 2020 saw[…]

Just as we felt as though we were finally returning to some semblance of normality, we’ve been hit with the news that we are, without doubt, heading towards a second wave of Covid-19 infection and we must revert to a number of previously relaxed measures in an attempt to suppress the virus.   After 2 months[...]