This week Ofgem set the final level of the price cap at £1,137 for a household with typical consumption, which the energy regulator expects to knock 5% off the profits of large suppliers.
SSE surprised investors on Thursday by warning that it needed to revise the terms of the proposed Npower deal as "recent market developments", including the price cap, could prevent the merged supplier gaining an "appropriate" credit rating.
The merger, a major shake-up of the United Kingdom power market that would cut the dominant big six firms to five, comes after the government ramped up scrutiny of Britain's big energy suppliers, which it has accused of ripping off customers. The cap will be in place by the end of the year.
Completion of the merger is expected to be delayed beyond the first quarter of 2019.
As a result, the two companies are heading back to the negotiating table over the coming weeks, with a progress update due to be provided by mid-December.
Adjustments are being made to the merger between Npower and SSE's retail arm due to "adverse developments in the United Kingdom market", Npower's parent company Innogy SE has announced. After recovering slightly, it fell again to a low of £11.28 - a drop of 4.6 per cent - before rallying to close at £11.52, down 2.5 per cent on the day.
Accused mail bomber Sayoc to face new charges
A van linked to Sayoc has also emerged, showing heavy anti-Hillary stickers and pro-Trump stickers plastered all over its surface. One image showed the president standing on a tank with a rifle, complete with United States flag and fireworks.
SSE hopes changing its terms with npower will help mitigate the impact of tighter regulation by the United Kingdom government to tackle rising energy prices.
"We continue to believe that creating a new, independent energy supplier has the potential to deliver real benefits for customers and the market as a whole, and that remains our objective", said Alistair Phillips-Davies, the chief executive officer of SSE.
Innogy-owned npower and SSE announced in November that their British household energy supply and services businesses would join forces, reducing the Big Six energy suppliers to five.
Martin Herrmann, of Innogy SE, said the new negotiations would include "potential additional direct or indirect financial contributions by each party".
A planned asset swap between Innogy's German parent RWE and peer E.ON EONGn.DE would see Innogy's assets, likely including npower, divided between the two companies. The group specifically examined competition concerns around how the deal would impact standard variable tariff (SVT) prices.
Although the series is in the midst of taping the show's 23rd season, filming is now taking place elsewhere, THR reported. It is the home to Marshall Haraden and his family, who vacate the premises twice a year for a few weeks of filming.
Srivaddhanaprabha was killed with four others in a helicopter crash outside Leicester's King Power Stadium on 27 October. His son Aiyawatt made the announcement in a souvenir programme for Saturday's Premier League game with Burnley.
Microsoft Corp.is looking to streamline the workflow with a set of new productivity features for Word that it unveiled today. It may be the case that different people are required to complete tasks on the to-do list, so Microsoft also added mentions.
After mysteriously losing his jump shot halfway through his rookie season, Markelle has looked much better so far in 2018. If the Sixers can hold off the Pacers in the closing minutes, they'll get their first road victory of the season.
ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski is also reporting that the Sixers "fully expect" to sign Butler to a contract extension this summer. The only other time he played more than 67 games in a season was his a year ago in Chicago when he played in 76 contests.
After Phase 2 is deemed a success, it will undergo another round of clinical testing and then apply for approval at the U.S. Nexvax2 is now being tested in a phase 2 clinical trial in Australia that includes patients from the United States.
The Cleveland Indians will listen to trade packages for both Corey Kluber and Carlos Carrasco , according to ESPN's Buster Olney. Cashman repeated he intends to trade pitcher Sonny Gray , just 15-16 since NY acquired him from Oakland in July 2017.
Oshie, who returned and scored the game-winner with 1:14 left, was not mad at Malkin for what he perceived to be an accident. The Capitals (also 6-4-3) did some line tinkering before Monday night's game against the Edmonton Oilers and it paid off.
Brent was 30 cents a barrel lower at $70.35 by 0850 GMT, down 3.5 percent for the week and more than 15 percent this quarter. China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) said on Friday that it was still taking oil from Iranian fields in which it has stakes.
But, women are likely to experience additional symptoms such as unusual tiredness, dizziness, cold sweats, and nausea or vomiting. For decades, heart disease was considered a problem that primarily affects men who are overweight in middle age.
Mayakoba Classic: Matt Kuchar Leads, Cameron Champ Two Back
Gary Woodland shot 2-over 73 in Round 2 but still made the cut on the number, extending his Tour-best cuts made streak to 15. Going back to an old driver didn't help as he hit only six fairways, making it tough to score for anyone out of the rough.
Bethesda Promises to Combat Cheating in Fallout 76
Marketing tactic or not, it is nice of Bethesda to be so optimistic. " How long is [Fallout 76] going to be up? " . Additionally, we'd love to hear about your experiences with Fallout 76 as you participate in B.E.T.A. testing.
Celtics F Gordon Hayward booed in return to Utah
They should be back where they belong in no time, which is being one of the top teams in the Western Conference. One young fan held up a sign that read "wherever (you) go I'll follow". "I'll leave it at that".
Beat Saber PS4 Gets Release Date
There's no word on a price just yet, but this should round out what has turned out to be an excellent year for PSVR. We don't have them yet, but we'll publish a story as soon as we pick up the Beat Saber Trophies .
May pays WWI respects in France with Brexit in background
But his comments drew fire from the opposition as well as Jewish leaders on a still painful chapter in France's history. France's leading Jewish organization, known by the initials CRIF, issued a searing criticism of Macron's stance.
Some iPhone X devices have touchscreen problems
The company said it only affects the original iPhone X, which has been superseded by the iPhone XS and XR released this autumn. Apple has announced two new replacement programs that impact the iPhone X and the 13-inch MacBook Pro without a Touch Bar.
Kuchar leads in Playa del Carmen, but Champ lurks
Park Sung Hyun shot a 67 and fellow South Korean Kim Sei Young had a 68 to put them both within five strokes of the lead. El Camaleon Golf Club is all about location - preferably the fairway - more than smashing it as far as possible.