Energy Price Updates

Energy Price Updates

Moving
Finding your energy supplier when moving home

When you moved into your current home what were the first things you did? Unpacked some boxes, ordered a takeaway, had a celebratory drink or collapsed in a heap after the stresses and strains of moving? Did you think about finding out who your new utility suppliers are?  Finding a new place to live (be it […]

British Gas Price Hike 5.5%

British Gas Price Hike with 5.5% increase… Again!   British gas go for a hike again!    4.1 Million British Gas Customers on their SVT and default tariffs will now face an additional 5.5% increase, following a 12.5% price hike that went into effect 6 months ago. British Gas customers are paying more than EVER […]

Renewable Energy
Renewable Energy: How Top Brands Are Using It

Renewable Energy in Big Brands   The age of using inflexible and environmental polluting energy is coming to an end. The trend is moving towards the use of more efficient renewable energy, and top global companies are spearheading the move. Not so surprising since these businesses are the major energy consumers in the world. Companies […]

AI in Energy
AI in Energy: Next Level Genius

AI in Energy: Next Level Genius   Artificial Intelligence in Energy, along with AI in most sectors, is destined to make major waves in the energy sector. Here at MyUtilityGenius, we know that the genius that drives the energy sector exists in innovation and looking towards future technologies to bridge the gaps. A major actor […]

Energy Resolution
Energy Switching: The Easiest Resolution

How can you tell when people are over New Year’s Resolutions by February?         When the impatient line for the treadmill has seemed to disappear…     Or the healthy veg from the first big shop of the year has gone off and now composted to make room for- other things in […]

Gas Price Surge… Was it justified?

Gas Price Surge… Was it justified? By Robert Mckenzie, MyUtilityGenius Energy Consultant The start of this week saw a perfect storm of gas price drivers; triggering a surge in the gas price on both Monday and Tuesday this week. Prices reached levels not seen since 2013, but how did this happen? On Monday news broke […]

Centrica Curse: Fix The Big 6

Centrica and the Big 6 in Hot Water Along with a mass exodus of 823,000 customers, Centrica announced a profit warning during an environment where £1.4 BILLION was wiped from its value since the British Gas’s price hike announcement in June. Last week N-power and SSE decided that they would fare better in the energy […]

Is the Npower-SSE merger a solution looking for the wrong problem?

“Npower-SSE, Watch out for that ICEBERG” With the mud yet to settle on the proposed merger of npower-SSE’s retail division it might be a bit early to prognosticate on the likely success or failure of the proposition; but it’s worth having a stab and encouraging some debate on the matter. Before we do that it […]

Lifehacks: Peanut butter, a 🔀 & Kitchen Roll

  Lifehacks- What could be better than that feeling when you use a clever trick to outsmart life’s cheeky little curve balls?   Like losing the plot when you can’t shake the hiccups…   The Longest hiccup attacked lasted for 68 years!   No need to hold your breath, down a liter of water or […]

SSE – Npower Merger- How do you like them apples? 

SSE – Npower Merger- How do you like them apples?   Last night news broke that SSE and owners of Npower agreed on a £7 billion mega merger. The two “big six” companies who currently supply energy to 12.5 million customers combined are looking to control 22.5% of the UK domestic energy market. This would make them […]

Are your energy prices set to rise over the next 18 months?

Just imagine Christmas Morning in 2016 no doubt there will be shouts of festive joy whilst the Turkey is in the oven. Keep that thought in your mind and imagine the amount of energy the whole of the country is using on this special morning, it shouldn’t be a problem right? After all you do […]

Energy posts number 2

All that is here is the body

6th Jan Price Update

Price update

Is fixing Energy prices a fix?

So summer’s gone and it’s time for energy to start hitting the headlines again. The not so subtle trailing of the impending October price hike by supplier or suppliers unknown has, this week, been superseded in its ability to create headlines by Mr Miliband. The heart of his letter to the energy suppliers is as […]

British Gas Price Hike 5.5%

British Gas Price Hike with 5.5% increase… Again!   British gas go for a hike again!    4.1 Million British Gas Customers on their SVT and default tariffs will now face an additional 5.5% increase, following a 12.5% price hike that went into effect 6 months ago. British Gas customers are paying more than EVER […]

Gas Price Surge… Was it justified?

Gas Price Surge… Was it justified? By Robert Mckenzie, MyUtilityGenius Energy Consultant The start of this week saw a perfect storm of gas price drivers; triggering a surge in the gas price on both Monday and Tuesday this week. Prices reached levels not seen since 2013, but how did this happen? On Monday news broke […]

SSE – Npower Merger- How do you like them apples? 

SSE – Npower Merger- How do you like them apples?   Last night news broke that SSE and owners of Npower agreed on a £7 billion mega merger. The two “big six” companies who currently supply energy to 12.5 million customers combined are looking to control 22.5% of the UK domestic energy market. This would make them […]

Energy Cap
Busting a cap on prices May kill cheap energy tariffs

Busting a cap energy prices could kill cheap tariffs By Stephen Kakouris   Re Cap- Prime Minister Theresa May delivered a speech earlier this week that may well become infamous due to a series of unfortunate events. From the persistent cough that led to her losing her voice; interruptions from awkward pranksters in the crowd (not just […]

I DON’T GIVE A FRACK

I DON’T GIVE A FRACK! By Stephen Kakouris Scottish Government Backs Ban on Fracking… And the people of Scotland and the United Kingdom rejoice! In the days of Trump’s anti- Paris Climate Change Agreement sentiment, and major hurricanes razing islands in the Caribbean- this begs the question of whether catastrophic climate change is starting to […]

This Week in Energy News- February 5th 2017

What’s been in the Energy News this week? Well the whole nation was shocked by a certain charity scandal, yet another energy giant is dropping their prices this week and, if you are really interested in getting into Energy, Bristol City Council is offering grants of £10,000 to get into community projects. This week has […]

The Week in Energy

Welcome to the first Week in Energy review, My Utility Genius’s weekly blog dedicated to reviewing the past weeks hottest consumer energy topics in the UK. This week, like any other, has been very busy for us at My Utility Genius HQ, with projects, plans & schedules whilst at the same time fighting with fluctuations […]

Are your energy prices set to rise over the next 18 months?

Just imagine Christmas Morning in 2016 no doubt there will be shouts of festive joy whilst the Turkey is in the oven. Keep that thought in your mind and imagine the amount of energy the whole of the country is using on this special morning, it shouldn’t be a problem right? After all you do […]

Blink and it’s gone – The Green Deal Home Improvement Fund is Scrapped

The Green Deal – will not be back by popular demand; the curtains have been drawn on its final performance with no encore or tribute band lining up to play the coalition’s a one hit wonder energy policy. The Green Deal seemed to be trending for one day on twitter however, but only to highlight […]

Will a Grexit affect my Energy Prices?

This week has been a busy week in the UK Energy industry, what with the CMA report being published on Tuesday, problems in China’s manufacturing sector and of course much talk of an Inevitable Greek exit from the Euro zone looking more likely. My Utility Genius has been asking how this week’s events will affect […]