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Restructuring the market is harder than it looks. David Cheskin/PA

Ofgem faces select committee, but market reform still lags

With high energy prices all anyone can talk about this winter, Ofgem‘s interim chief Andrew Wright appeared before MPs today to defend the regulator’s performance. Predictably, he was met with some hostile…
10% price rises are becoming the new normal. Rui Vieira/PA

Raise income tax to tackle escalating energy prices

Energy prices seem seldom out of the news. Politicians show their frustration with the energy market in proposing various solutions. This week Tory grandee and former prime minister John Major has called…
Housing stress and energy poverty are compromising the health of low-income Australians. onecellotheory/Flickr

Housing stress and energy poverty – a deadly mix?

The well-being of low-income Australian households is being seriously undermined by the increasing cost of housing and electricity. Many such households are suffering from both housing stress and energy…

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