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The Archbishop recently said that the wave of energy price hikes seems "inexplicable"

Mumsnet founder to advise E.ON

E.ON has parachuted in Allan Leighton, the former Asda boss, and Justine Roberts, founder of parenting and consumer champion website Mumsnet to restore its battered image in the face of rising prices.

ScottishPower has become the last of the big six energy companies to announce reductions in its tariffs

ScottishPower cuts gas prices

ScottishPower has become the last of the big six energy companies to announce reductions in its tariffs.

E.ON to cut electricity bills by 6%

E.ON today became the latest energy supplier to cut prices when it announced a 6% fall in electricity bills, benefiting 3.7 million customers.

British Gas suspends door-to-door sales calls

British Gas has signalled an end to doorstep selling after consumer groups claimed the practice puts pressure on people into switching to worse deals.

British Gas to end doorstep selling

British Gas today signalled an end to doorstep selling after consumer groups claimed the practice puts pressure on people into switching to worse deals.

The Business On... John Conoley, Chief executive, Psion

Goodness, is that still going?

E.ON fuels consumer outrage with higher bills

E.ON became the fourth of the "big six" energy giants to put up its prices yesterday, adding to consumer outrage over spiralling household bills.

E.ON prices to soar

Energy company E.ON today said its prices will rise by 11.4% for electricity customers and 18.1% for gas from September 13.

Npower and E.ON set to hike prices as cost of wholesale gas soars

Npower and E.ON are set to become the latest energy suppliers to announce price hikes this week, a rise prompted by the 30 per cent increase in the wholesale cost of gas, so far this year.

Budweiser become new sponsors of FA Cup

The Football Association today confirmed Budweiser as the lead partners of the FA Cup for the next three years.

Dale Vince: Tilting at windmills: how to turn the UK green

The Business Interview: From hippy dropout to electricity boss without batting an eye. The founder of Ecotricity talks to Sarah Arnott

PPL buys E.ON's British power network for £4bn

E.ON is selling its British networks business to US power group PPL for £4bn as part of the German electricity giant's plans to pay down its debts and expand into new global markets.

Go-ahead for E.ON's Humber wind farm

The energy giant E.ON has been given approval from the Government to build a 230-megawatt wind farm in the North Sea, five miles off the Yorkshire coast.

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