Cold callers aren't only annoying - they also tend to rip customers off big time. They're bad for PR, bad for business and bad for the industry as a whole. With any luck, regulators will bear that in mind before unleashing big energy companies back onto our streets to spoil your dinner.
By 2020, the Government wants every household in the UK to have smart meters for gas and electricity. At a time when bills are spiralling up, smart meters and the in-home displays that come with them should help people think about how much energy they are using and whether they can cut down.
Energy supplier E.ON is to pay a record £12 million to vulnerable customers after an investigation found it broke energy
British people will have to wait two years to find out whether they're being really screwed over by the main energy companies
Here are the five things you need to know on Thursday 27 March 2014... 1) NICK VS NIGEL, THE MORNING AFTER It was Chairman
Unquestionably, major transformation of the way the UK generates its heat and power is essential... But the long-awaited Community Energy Strategy, published this week by the Department for Energy and Climate Change, represents small steps towards that future at a time when we need giant leaps.
For those of us who aren't quite at that level of green commitment, changing energy suppliers is an effective yet achievable option. Starting a green energy revolution has never been easier - or cheaper.
Mr Miliband's pledge was initially greeted with contemptuousness by the Tories. More concrete evidence of 'red Eds' inability to form coherent policy. The Tories thus aligned themselves as rational, credible and market responsible, and labour as fiscal cowboys and reckless socialists.
A freeze of energy prices would save the taxpayer more than £100 million in reduced bills for public services, Ed Miliband
Four in 10 people have told us they can't reduce energy use any further as they have already cut down as much as they can. In addition, three in 10 say they don't know how they will heat their homes this winter. Now, Which? has calculated that up to £1.8bn per year could be shaved off consumer costs.