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Thin End of Wedge As GBP4.30 Added onto Electricity Bills

2009-12-09 | Energy regulator Ofgem has signed off investment in the regional electricity networks that will add GBP4.30 a year onto household electricity bills. However, this is just the thin end of a wedge warns uSwitch.com


Green Car NewsCatalyst Adds Utility Suppliers to Comprehensive Intelligence Tool and Database

2009-12-01 | Aalund NetSearch A/S, the Copenhagen based market intelligence pioneer, today announced the addition of utility suppliers to the Green Car NewsCatalyst.


GBP13.4 Billion Investment In Smart Meters, But 57% Of Brits Don't Know What They Are

2009-11-10 | The results of the Government's recent consultation on smart metering are imminent and are expected to clear the way for a GBP13.4 billion investment programme. The roll-out of smart metering into British homes could begin as early as next year.


40% Drop In Heating Cover Could Leave Consumers Out In The Cold

2009-11-04 | As winter bites and with people still feeling the bitter chill of recession, new research from uSwitch.com


NAFA Seeks Tax Credits For Fleets That Use Clean Fuel and Low-Emission Vehicles

2009-10-30 | NAFA Fleet Management Association is seeking tax credits on alternative fuel and hybrid vehicles to allow public service fleets the ability to do the right thing for the environment while remaining fiscally responsible.


Energy Price Cuts This Year - 12% For Online Customers But 4% For Everyone Else

2009-10-21 | While the majority of households have seen energy prices drop by 4% or GBP54 this year, new research from uSwitch.com reveals that households who are on suppliers' online plans have enjoyed cuts three times this size.


Leading Tarp Provider Launches Two New Products

2009-10-07 | Tarpaflex, the leading providers of tarps to the US market continue to expand their range this fall by launching two brand new products. Tarpaflex are continuing to add more options to their already wide range with the launch of both heavy duty red and black/silver tarps


E.ON Now Cheapest Energy Supplier

2009-10-03 | The online price war has claimed another casualty. E.ON has cut its prices on its FixOnline3 plan, knocking First:Utility off the cheapest supplier spot.


Let Battle Commence - Four Suppliers Join in Energy Price Fray Today

2009-10-03 | Friday October 2nd has officially been the busiest day of the year for energy price cuts with four suppliers announcing changes.


Fed Up Consumers Slam Door on Energy Salesmen

2009-09-26 | New research has revealed that energy doorstop and direct salesmen's tactics are leaving people feeling pressured, intimidated and on the wrong energy plan for their needs.


Only 52% of Energy Customers Satisfied with Customer Service

2009-09-25 | The latest independent Customer Satisfaction Report from uSwitch.com reveals a 6% increase in the number of customers satisfied with their energy supplier. However, customer service remains a thorny issue with only 52% of people satisfied.


Injured by Government Vehicles in Arizona

2009-08-26 | Have you been injured by a police car or other government vehicle in the Phoenix, Arizona area? Read more about how a personal injury attorney can help.


Direct Debit Fears Could Cost Consumers GBP33.5 Million

2009-08-23 | Ofgem is being urged to act quickly to stem the flow of consumers ditching direct debits and opting to pay energy bills by cash or cheque instead, losing out on GBP33.5 million of discounts as a result.


E.ON Fires Latest Salvo in Online Price War

2009-08-22 | E.ON has launched a new fixed price online energy plan - FixOnline 3 - which allows consumers to fix their prices until 1st December, 2010.


Energy Prices Tumble as Online Price War Hots Up

2009-08-07 | Household energy prices are set to tumble again as E.ON launches a new online energy plan.


Further Price Cuts To Come As British Gas Reports Increase In Residential Profits?

2009-08-01 | Centrica's results today reveal that while overall profits have fallen, British Gas residential has reported a significant uplift in profits as a result of falling wholesale prices.


Are You 'Qualified' to Understand Your Energy Bills?

2009-07-29 | Consumers urged to take the uSwitch.com Energy Bill Challenge and to sign an e-Petition to make energy bills simpler, clearer and easier for all to understand.


EDF In Bid To Become Britain's Cheapest Energy Supplier

2009-07-24 | EDF Energy has today launched a new online energy plan that will cost households GBP983 a year on average - undercutting British Gas' online plan by GBP35


PipeTechs Plumbing of Durham North Carolina Provides Inline Video Diagnostics for Plumbing Service and Repair

2009-07-15 | Inline video enables problems to be identified and reduces costs


Atlantic Link Announces New Collaborative Rapid E-learning Functionality - Even More Features For Award Winning Software

2009-07-09 | Despite already boasting the finest feature set in collaborative rapid e-learning software, Atlantic Link is delighted to announce a range of exciting new features and functionality with the release of Content Point Version 1.31.