Ofgem

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Orbit and Entice become latest UK energy suppliers to go bust
Ofgem announces collapse of firms as number of households affected by a supplier failure nears 4m

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

25, Nov, 2021 @5:47 PM

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£1,000 a customer? Why the UK is counting the cost of keeping Bulb’s lights on
Taxpayer may have to pay £1.7bn to power the firm’s ‘unsustainable’ business model on life-support this winter

Jillian Ambrose

25, Nov, 2021 @8:43 AM

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Treasury sets aside up to £1.7bn to cover Bulb’s winter running costs after collapse
Taxpayer to shoulder cost of running collapsed firm after fundraising plans scuppered by energy crisis

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

24, Nov, 2021 @9:07 PM

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The UK energy sector must be brought back into public ownership as soon as possible | Joseph Baines and Sandy Brian Hager
The collapse of Bulb is more proof that privatisation has been a costly and dismal failure for consumers, say Joseph Baines and Sandy Brian Hager, lecturers in international political economy

Joseph Baines and Sandy Hager

24, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Bulb’s collapse signals the urgent need for energy market reforms | Nils Pratley
Ofgem was grossly naive in allowing so many undercapitalised startups to take a punt on wholesale prices

Nils Pratley

22, Nov, 2021 @7:49 PM

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Proposed energy price cap tweak may mean household bills rise faster
Ofgem outlines way to keep pace with fast-moving market prices, which may mean more than 15m homes face higher bills more often

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

19, Nov, 2021 @7:16 PM

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Neon Reef and Social Energy become latest UK power suppliers to go bust
Global gas supply crunch claims another two firms as 35,500 customers told Ofgem will appoint new providers

Jillian Ambrose

16, Nov, 2021 @5:52 PM

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Five UK suppliers given warning over payments to renewable energy scheme
Ofgem tells Orbit, Simply Your Energy, Delta, Social Energy Supply and Whoop they could lose licences

Jillian Ambrose

12, Nov, 2021 @4:17 PM

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Four more UK energy suppliers go bust amid high gas prices
Ofgem says latest collapses will leave about 24,000 households in need of a new supplier

Jillian Ambrose

02, Nov, 2021 @6:38 PM

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Doubts over rescue deal for Bulb Energy raise fears of imminent collapse
UK’s seventh largest supplier seeks funding as regulator promises to protect families

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

29, Oct, 2021 @3:37 PM

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Ofgem must show it is awake as energy sector faces winter nightmare | Nils Pratley
Scottish Power boss has warned UK risks ‘sleepwalking into an absolute massacre’ of energy suppliers

Nils Pratley

21, Oct, 2021 @6:23 PM

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Expect 18 more months of rising energy bills, UK householders warned
Head of Scottish power expects only five or six providers to survive gas supply crisis

Jillian Ambrose

20, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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