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Cheapest Energy Comparison Websites For 2021

There’s so much choice in the energy comparison space, and the choice isn’t too different between the brands that exist. Ofgem, the official regulator in the space, list about 11 energy comparison services that fit the “official Ofgem-accredited price comparison sites” bill of approved sites. There are actually quite a few more comparison services that […]

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How To Save On Your Electricity & Gas Bills In 2021

Your bills are sky high because you’ve had the heating on over a cold period, and therefore your bills have sky rocketed. No less, 2020 has been tough and you’ve likely been working from home or have been at home for a much longer period during the day… your bills have sky rocketed. You get […]

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Energy Switching gap closes by -2.5% in November YoY

Electricity switching figures from Energy UK for the month of November showed a decline of just -2.5% YoY. Overall figures for the year show a 6.5% decline for the year up to November. The latest figures also show a decrease in switches to small, and mid-tier suppliers to the same category, with larger to larger […]

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38% of The Cheapest Energy Deals Are Now On Green Energy Tariffs

According to new data from Switchd, the auto switching energy service, 38% of the time the cheapest energy deal was also a green energy tariff. It is a big change since it wasn’t too long ago that many of the big 6 energy suppliers would only let you go green at a premium of up […]

Forbes Launches ‘Forbes Advisor UK’

Forbes, famous for its magazine and billionaires list, has launched a financial services brand in the UK called ‘Forbes Advisor’ – a brand that had already launched in the US which covers the personal finance space. In their suite of products they offer energy comparison, business energy, mobile phone and broadband services. Their motto is: […]

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Energy Switching DECLINED further by -19% in September YoY

The latest electricity switching figures from Energy UK shows a further decline by about 19% year-on-year in September. We reported that in August, 2020 there was a 17% decline year-on-year. It was thought that the market was recovering back in July when month-on-month figures were up by 17%, and only down marginally by -1% YoY: […]

Energy Price Cap At Lowest Levels

What is the ‘Energy Price Cap’? Energy price caps are what the UK’s regulator, Ofgem, introduced in April 2017. Ofgem introduced the price cap to “make sure you pay a fairer price for your energy.” They help those who are on standard variable energy tariff, default tariffs, or prepayment meters and are caps on what […]

MoneySavingExpert Launches ‘Energy Autoswitch’

MoneySavingExpert has launched a new energy switching service called ‘MSE Autoswitch’. Part of MSE’s “Cheap Energy Club”, ‘MSE Autoswitch’ is an optional feature that allows consumers to automatically switch energy companies for free. The founder of MoneySavingExpert, Martin Lewis, posted this on Twitter two days ago describing in the tweet as a sneak preview of […]

Energy Switching Levels DECLINE by -17% August YoY

A new report from Energy UK shows that electricity switching levels were down by -17% in August. In contrast, we reported last month that figures in July showed switching levels recovering and increased +17% month on month, though figures were still down -1% vs last year. Energy UK have said that electricity switching levels have […]

Energy Switching Numbers Increase by +17% MoM, down still by -1% YoY

The number of people switching energy suppliers after the coronavirus outbreak is on the rise, according to a new report from Energy UK. The data shows that for July this year, a total of 519,700 switched electricity providers. This is a month on month increase compared to June of about +17%, and down -1% versus […]

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