CMA issues final orders following energy market investigation
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published a number of the final orders to implement changes in the energy market, following the conclusion of its investigation into the sector earlier this year. The orders, issued on Wednesday 14 December, include the CMA’s plan for an Ofgem-controlled database of consumers who have been on default tariffs for more than three years. The regulator, who will make this information available to other suppliers so that they can offer cheaper deals, is already working on a small-scale pilot of the service to begin next year ahead of a national roll-out. The other orders include the CMA’s measures for supporting microbusiness customers.