In the media

Don't take our word for it! Here is a selection of recent comments from the press, radio and tv.

Our in-house energy experts - Joe Malinowski and Scott Byrom, have been appearing in the UK media since 2003 talking all things domestic energy. Regularly appearing in print and on our screens they've been staple commentators on the likes of BBC News, GB News, Sky News and Radio 4 'You & Yours'. 

Joe Malinowski comments on Ofgem saying they are 'just not doing enough'

Scott Byrom tell's Sky News about impact the "energy crisis" is having on consumers' energy bills.

Recent UK energy news coverage

Below is a list of media coverage where The Energy Shop led the conversation on the UK's domestic energy market: 

Birmingham Live


The Guardian

The Mirror

Daily Mail


The Independent

The Times

Evening Standard

This is Money

Gloucestershire Live

Daily Mail

Money Box on BBC Radio 4 - (we appear 3minutes, 30 seconds in)

Birmingham Live November 22nd 2023

Significant warning issued to 1.2m British Gas, Ovo, Octopus and EDF customers

High standing charges lead to disproportionately higher energy costs for lower energy users who tend to be concentrated amongst lower-income households. 

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iNews February 24th 2023

Energy bills should be below £2,000

We should be back in a world of sub £2,000 energy bills. Yet not a single energy supplier has stepped up to the plate with a remotely competitive fixed tariff. 

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Forbes June 15th 2020

8 Ways To Future-Proof Your Finances

There are also specialist sites for comparing energy deals, such as The Energy Shop.

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The Guardian April 7th 2020

Major UK gas firms 'unlikely' to pass on wholesale price cuts

For customers with pre-payment meters, they are sending out keys with credit top-ups worth £50, and the reality is that they will probably have to write off those sums.

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This is Money January 21st 2020

Rise in doorstep energy sales

Door-to-door sales are more expensive than those online so it is best to check the internet for deals.

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The Guardian January 10th 2020

Energy bills: switch now to save more than £300

Seasonally, energy prices rise over the winter months, so now is a great time to lock in a low price in case they do.

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The Times March 30th 2019

Energy prices will rise for millions on April 1

The Big Six companies will all raise prices on Monday and millions of us will pay.

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The Times February 2nd 2019

Failed energy companies cost billpayers £171 million

Every customer is paying the price of the too-good-to-be-true deals on offer.

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The Times December 9th 2018

Anyone can sell energy on the cheap, but then the lights go out

Ali Hussain looks at the accounts of the loss-making suppliers that top best-buy tables.

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This is Money December 2nd 2018

Has your energy firm gone bust? Act fast to apply for any refund - and do it before you switch supplier

Underfunded suppliers are known to have been effectively gambling with customers money.

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The Mirror April 10th 2018

British Gas bosses to land juicy £2m bonuses in same month their customers are hit by price hikes

You might as well get as much cash as you can before the cap hits. Fleece them for what you can.

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This is Money February 24th 2018

What happens if your energy supplier goes bust? Don't pay upfront say experts, as a raft of smaller power firms risk failure

Customers should be wary of companies asking for money upfront before they have even taken over the supply of gas and electricity to your home.

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