Collective energy switching: Record number of customers save £263 on average

Ofgem says 30% of the 90,000 people, who had been on a default standard variable tariff for three years or more, switched to a different supplier

Ofgem proposes to revoke npower’s provisional order for switching trial

The regulator, however, ‘remains disappointed’ with the Big Six supplier’s conduct throughout this matter

Ofgem intends to confirm npower provisional order for switching trial

It comes after the Big Six supplier agreed to allow only 50,000 out of 100,000 customers sought by the regulator to participate in the collective switching trial

Ofgem orders npower to allow more customers into collective switching trial

The Big Six supplier has agreed to allow 50,000 of its customers to take part out of the regulator’s requirement of 100,000

Energy switching trial boosts customer savings, finds Ofgem

Customers did not have to provide complicated information about their existing tariff to see personalised savings

Collective power: Cheapest energy tariff at £892

A new energy tariff claimed to be the cheapest fixed deal on the market is on offer for 10,000 customers. It stands at £892 per year for an average dual fuel household – more than £260 lower in comparison to the Big Six average standard tariff. First Utility is offering the tariff under the Big […]

Thousands of consumers to get a better energy deal

Thousands of householders are expected to switch suppliers as they join together for an auction of energy deals tomorrow. The government-backed schemes – the Big Community Switch and the Big London Energy Switch – are being managed by 77 local authorities, including 23 London boroughs and will according to Ed Davey,  “force the Big Six […]

Clubbing together to switch could save £131 on bills

Clubbing together to switch energy suppliers could cut big chunks off your bills a new DECC report has found. The study examined 27 collective switching schemes from across the country which received funding as part of DECC’s Cheaper Energy Together programme. It found the 21,000 households who switched saved a total of £2.7 million – […]

People urged to join community switch for lower energy bills

Householders in South Tyneside are being encouraged to take part in a collective purchasing scheme to save money on energy bills. The South Tyneside Switch is supported by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and aims to bring together residents interested in switching to a cheaper energy tariff. The more people that register […]

Collective switching scheme could save Scots £521m

Scotland could save around £521 million every year under a new collective switching scheme which helps householders get a better energy deal. Environmental charity Changeworks launched the ‘Scots Together’ initiative, which aims to encourage people to regularly check energy tariffs and switch to rates more suitable to them. It is urging more people to get […]