The Conservative Party conference is underway – the last of the season – but what does our government think about energy tariffs, energy suppliers and renewables? We spoke to Greg Barker to find out.
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Q: Would you be able to work out what your energy bill would be if you were to switch tariff without using a switching site? A: No. We put 36 people to the test and only one could work it out.
How can consumers choose the right tariff when there are almost 400 to compare? The market is currently far too confusing, which is why we need to put pressure on Ofgem to tackle tariffs.
Yesterday, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Chris Huhne made a big splash speaking at the Lib Dem conference. We caught up with him beforehand to question him on key energy issues…
When I switch to a new energy tariff and get my first bill, shouldn’t I pay the prices I’ve just signed up to? Sadly energy companies don’t think so – there’s no guarantee your prices won’t change just after switching.
Ofgem’s proposed a ‘radical overhaul’ of the energy market. Great news for consumers who are confused by energy tariffs and bills, but is it enough to make energy companies play fair?
What time are you most likely to pick up your home phone and make calls? We’ve heard from a few of you recently who’ve been caught out by a change in off-peak call times.
Experts are recommending varying energy prices throughout the day. Is this a genius way to cut our bills and help the environment – or is it unfair on those who can’t pick and choose when to do their washing?
O2, Vodafone, Orange and T-Mobile may have lost their appeal against mobile price capping in Europe, but we’re left frustrated that there’s still no protection for using your mobile further afield.