Millions of households could see their energy bills rocket by as much as £439 as hundreds of fixed-price deals come to an end in July, August and September, figures suggest.
The most vulnerable households in the country are paying out £250 million more than they should on their energy bills, according to new research.
Two out of five people would rather put on an extra layer of clothing than turn the heating up in their house because they worry about energy bills, a new study suggests.
Inflation is forecast to have inched up in October as energy companies up their prices ahead of next year's default tariff cap.
Households across the UK are overpaying on their energy bills to the tune of £4 billion each year, according to new analysis.
Only 12% of UK energy customers paid bills based on actual meter readings over the last 10 years, a new report said.
Legislation designed to cap energy prices for 11 million households across Britain will be introduced to Parliament today.
Energy price cap plans must be introduced urgently to stop millions of loyal and vulnerable customers being ripped off, a powerful committee has told the Government.
Ofgem is to cap the amount suppliers can charge customers for installing a prepayment meter under warrant at £150 and ban the costs altogether for the most vulnerable.
Theresa May faced a backlash from business leaders after announcing plans to put a price cap on “rip-off” bills.
Energy price cap will force Big Six to ‘start competing on their own merits’, says green energy boss
Theresa May’s new proposed limit on utility costs will force the industry’s big energy giants to justify ‘charging extortionate rates’, believes Bulb co-founder Hayden Wood.
The UK’s big six energy firms are overcharging households by hundreds of pounds a year, it has been claimed.
A former shadow secretary of state for energy and climate change has called on the Government to agree to an immediate rebate for overcharging on energy prices.
Energy customers are subsidising £7.5billion in “unjustified” profits made by gas and electricity network companies because of errors in judgment made by regulator Ofgem, a charity has claimed.
A new energy company which aims to give customers control of their gas and electricity has received its Ofgem licence.
Theresa May has said she cannot promise that her planned cap on energy bills will guarantee prices do not “go up year on year”.
Theresa May’s pledge to cap “rip off” gas and electricity prices if the Conservatives return to power has immediately prompted debate about whether or not it would actually result in lower bills for consumers.
Theresa May has signalled a Government crackdown on high energy prices.
Npower customers are to face a 9.8% increase in the price of gas and electricity, a move that will add £109 to their annual dual fuel bills.
Almost five million households switched their energy supplier last year in a record 26% increase on 2015, figures show.
Energy bills may have to increase by £30 a year in order to ward off winter blackouts as Britain faces a power crisis, MPs have warned.
Customer switching between energy companies has hit a four-and-a-half year high but two-thirds of all households remain on the most expensive tariffs, Ofgem figures show.
The UK's energy watchdog has dropped its case against SSE after accusing the firm of abusing its market position and stifling competition in the electricity connections market.
Almost 2.5 million households already owe their energy companies an average of £120 as winter begins, according to a survey.
Ofgem is to press ahead with proposals to introduce a price cap on pre-payment meters, the energy industry regulator has announced. The watchdog’s response follows a report published by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in June - which set out ways in which the market could be improved for customers. On Wednesday, Ofgem said it would work closely with suppliers to help “disengaged customers” who remain on expensive tariffs.