Watchdog Ofgem threatens to take action as energy firms refuse to take on new customers amid price crisis
- It emerged the biggest energy suppliers were reusing to quote customers online
- Ofgem threatened to intervene as it expected companies to take new customers
- British Gas, EDF, E.ON, Ovo Energy and Scottish Power blocked online quotes
- Rocketing energy prices and the volatile market were blamed for the changes
Watchdog Ofgem has threatened to take action as it emerged energy firms are refusing to take on new customers amid the price crisis.
It was revealed that British Gas, EDF, E.ON, Ovo Energy and Scottish Power are deterring people from switching energy suppliers by refusing to quote new deals online.
The inability to get quotes can cause problems…