Ofgem lowers price cap due to falling wholesale costs

Energy prices are due to fall for millions of customers this autumn, as Ofgem announces the price cap is to be lowered due to falling wholesale energy costs.The price cap, that came into force in January this year, was introduced to protect 11 million UK households...

Data Energy shortlisted for The Decentralised Energy Awards

We’re  delighted to have been shortlisted for the Domestic Award at The Decentralised Energy Awards 2019.Hosted by The Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE), the awards recognise and celebrate those involved in decentralised energy, including Alton Towers,...

Boris’ cabinet: Andrea Leadsom appointed Business and Energy Secretary

After sacking over half of Theresa May’s old cabinet yesterday, new Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed Andrea Leadsom as Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).Previously serving as Energy and Climate Minister (May 2015 – July...

Quarter of a million customers switched to SVTs after suppliers go bust

Over 280,000 energy customers have seen their utility bills increase overnight, some by hundreds of pounds, after a string of suppliers ceased trading over the last 18 months.Consumer group Which? found that of the 925,000 customers switched by energy regulator Ofgem...

UK coal-fired power stations reduced to five

SSE’s last remaining coal-fired power station is due to close in March 2020, reducing the country’s coal plants to just five. The announcement comes as SSE confirmed the plant is losing £40m a year, due to government focusing support on low carbon energy to tackle the...

Data Energy shortlisted for Industry Provider of the Year

We are delighted to have been shortlisted for Industry Provider of the Year at this year’s ARMA Ace Awards.Hosted by The Association of Residential Managing Agents, the awards celebrate excellence and exceptional achievements of the industry’s leading figures.We’re...