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Energy market investigation: overview

A short overview of the CMA’s findings and proposals following its investigation into the GB energy market.


Modernising the energy market


In June 2016, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) published its final report into the GB energy market.

We found that many consumers and microbusinesses are paying more than they need to. Our proposals to modernise and reform the market include changes to help consumers and microbusinesses find a better deal and protect customers on prepayment meters.

This overview explains the main findings from our report and the proposals that are being introduced.

The CMA has also published:

Published 24 June 2016