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Harrow has second-lowest number of carbon dioxide emissions in London

Switchcraft analyses the progress made by the London Borough of Harrow in its battle against carbon emissions.

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Harrow Times
August 30 2019
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Energy price cap to fall in autumn: But it still pays to choose a better deal

Alex Dickson, head of research at Switchcraft, urges customers to switch to a better deal rather than rely on the price cap to save money.

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This is Money
August 5 2019
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Prepayment plans are ‘financial prison sentence for millions of households’

Auto-switching service Switchcraft claims these deals can lock billpayers into an ‘energy-poverty trap’

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Energy Live News
July 17 2019
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Energy firms pay out more than £10m in fines for rule-breaking

Switchcraft, said: “It’s great to see Ofgem on the front foot when it comes to enforcement actions against suppliers.

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This is Money
July 8 2019
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Brilliant Energy becomes tenth energy firm to fail

Auto-switching site Switchcraft, said that with so many customers moving to suppliers and tariffs they had not chosen “the industry is in crisis and the regulator needs to step in”.

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The BBC
March 11 2019
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British Gas becomes latest supplier to slap customers with energy price cap rise

Switchcraft, added: “British Gas customers will now see £409.5 million added to their energy bills as a result of the price hike.

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The Mirror
February 19 2019
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‘It’s become so easy to set up an energy firm’: As the bubble bursts, will your supplier be the next to go bust in the challenging year ahead?

Switchcraft, says: ‘There’s a real risk of further bankruptcies. It’s become so easy to set up an energy supplier that many new ones have emerged without a realistic business plan or proper funding.’

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The Mail on Sunday
February 17 2019
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Why two investment bankers founded an energy switching startup

That startup idea was Switchcraft, an online service where customers enter their details once and are automatically moved to the best possible energy deal.

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Techworld
February 5 2019
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Winter likely to finish off some energy firms, analysts say

Andrew Long, founder of another automatic switching site – Switchcraft – said that the cap had already led to a clustering of prices.

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The BBC
January 11 2019
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Start-up offers automatic switching to cut home energy bills

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The Financial Times
April 10 2018
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