Scottish Power

Watching An Iconic Power Station Being Demolished Is Weirdly Mesmerising

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 26.09.2015 | UK

Thousands of people gathered to watch the explosive demolition of two iconic chimney stacks at the former Cockenzie power station on Saturday. Loca...

Scottish Power In Firing Line Over £80 Million Mis-Selling Scandal

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK Politics

Scottish Power is set to feel the heat as MPs prepare to look into its alleged failure to avoid paying out as much as £79 million owed to 625,000 cus...

Energy Giants Spark Record Number Of Complaints

PA | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK

Customer complaints to the Big Six energy companies have reached the highest number in a single quarter since records began - up 15% on the same time ...

How Have Energy Firms Left You £150 Out Of Pocket?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

Households have been left up to £150 out of pocket over the last three years by energy giants deliberately inflating the price they pay for electrici...

Energy Giants Now 'Getting Away With Green Murder'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

The Big Six energy giants have been accused of "getting away with green murder" as only two providers, British Gas and SSE, said they would pass on sa...

Energy Giants Profits Now FIVE Times Higher

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK

The 'Big Six' energy giants' profits have multiplied five-fold to more than £1 billion since 2009, according to figures from regulator Ofgem. It m...

Why Is nPower The Most Complained-About Energy Giant?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK

Npower has received the most complaints out of any of the "big six" energy giants, as the firm's soaring prices and poor customer service led to an in...

Switch Energy Firm, Urges Minister

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK

A Cabinet minister has encouraged consumers to switch energy supplier in a bid to force the "Big Six" to be more competitive. Energy Secretary Ed D...

EDF Ups Prices And Threatens To Do It AGAIN

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK

EDF has unveiled a 3.9% price increase, which will see bills soar by £49 to £1,300-a-year, and warned that they could rise further if the government...

Energy Giants Could Be Fined For Fixing Prices

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK Politics

Energy firms will face criminal sanctions if they fix prices as part of a tightened regime for the market, the energy secretary has announced. Spea...

How Much Are Scottish Power Jacking Up Bills?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK

Scottish Power has become the fourth energy supplier to unveil a price rise, as it announced dual fuel bills would go up by 8.6%, adding £113 to annu...

Which Energy Firm Has Been Fined £8.5m For Misleading Customers?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK Politics

Energy giant Scottish Power is to pay £8.5 million to customers after an investigation by regulator Ofgem found that the group provided misleading in...

Could Ed's Energy Price Freeze Scare Off Investment?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband's pledge to freeze energy bill tariffs could undermine billions of pounds worth of investment and jobs, Scottish Power's chief corporate o...

Richard Branson and His Self-Interest Corporatist Friends Are Not Being Honest About True Cost of EU

Janice Atkinson | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK Politics
Janice Atkinson

So Messrs Branson et al, go back and do your sums. Your signatories to this letter are fighting their self-interested corporatist corner. The big energy companies are well-represented in your letter, along with others who have contracts with government or are taxpayer bailed out companies.

Uncertainty Reigns Over Impact Of Energy Bill On Household Costs

Charlie Thomas | Posted 23.11.2012 | UK

Energy experts have admitted it is too difficult to say how the government's push for low-carbon infrastructure investment will affect household energ...

Scottish Power Announce Price Hike (Just In Time For Winter)

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK

Another 2.3 million households are facing higher energy costs after Scottish Power announced its prices will rise by an average 7%. The increase, w...

Charlie Thomas

Why Energy Contracts Are Costing British Businesses Thousands | Charlie Thomas | Posted 03.10.2012 | UK

British businesses are missing out on falling electricity rates because energy suppliers are rolling over their contracts, a survey has found. Stat...

Energy Giant EDF In £4.5m Payout To Needy Households

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK

An energy company whose sales staff made misleading claims to customers has agreed £4.5m for needy households as part of a settlement with the regula...

Scottish Power To Slash Bills By 5%

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK

ScottishPower has became the last of the big six energy companies to announce reductions in its tariffs, with prices set to fall by an average of 5%. ...

Complaints About 'Big Six' Energy Firms Soar By 26% Amid Price Hikes

PA | Posted 09.12.2011 | UK

Complaints about the "big six" energy firms soared by 26% over the summer as hostility against the sector continued to mount, a watchdog has said. ...

Further Energy Price Rises Leads to Calls for Greater Competition in the UK Energy Marketplace

Darren Braham | Posted 10.10.2011 | UK
Darren Braham

The summer holiday season is well underway and thoughts of central heating and the winter should be furthest from most minds. However over the past few days UK consumers ' attention has been turned to energy bills as the fourth of the 'Big Six' largest energy companies in the UK have announced their intention to increase their energy prices.