Energy Tariffs

04 October

What is collective purchasing and switching?

The Collective Energy Switching Scheme allows thousands of customers to come together and seek the best energy deal that is available in the energy market. Together we have been and are able to find you the best deal and an easy way to switch.

15 July

British Gas to cut household gas prices by 5%

British Gas has made a sweeping saving for over 6.9million of its consumers by announcing its second price reduction in six months.

07 July

CMA report finds that the big six have been overcharging us by almost £2billion – over 70% of consumers are on the wrong tariff.

The big six have come under fire after the most recent investigation from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). The CMA has found some seriously damning evidence in regard to the prices consumers are paying for their energy.

01 July

Switch in summer before you get hit with a £200 bill!

When energy tariffs expire, customers are typically rolled onto suppliers standard tariffs which are usually their most expensive tariffs available.

19 November

Energy firms are failing to adequately explain tariff comparison rates according a new study

A new study has found that Ofgem's attempts to simplify energy switching have fallen short of expectations. Scott Byrom suggests that more needs to be done to help consumers understand which tariff is cheapest for them.

22 August

Extra Energy launches new domestic tariff priced below £1,000

Electrical dischargeExtra Energy has become the latest small energy supplier to launch a domestic energy tariff priced at under £1,000. Its ValuePlus Fixed Price September 2014 v1 tariff is reportedly set to cost even less than the tariffs offered by Ovo Energy and First Utility - at £990 a year. Commentators have said that the new ...

16 April

OVO unveils energy tariff priced less than £1,000

Electricty pylonOVO Energy has unveiled the first energy tariff to offer customer an average annual bill of less than £1,000. With the Cheaper Energy Fixed tariff, the independent energy supplier has estimated that consumers would have to pay, on average, just £998 per year for the energy they need to power their homes. The new tariff ...

20 March

British Gas to offer customers free electricity on Saturdays

Electrical dischargeBritish Gas has revealed that it will roll out an initiative that will see its customers get free electricity on Saturdays. The big six energy supplier previously offered 2,000 customers free electricity on a Saturday as part of a trial run. From this it found that 60 per cent of those partaking in the trial ...

17 March

Simplified energy tariffs still confusing claims Which?

House inside a lightbulbThe new simplified energy tariffs are still too confusing for many customers according to Which? Despite a host of changes to the layout and structure of energy bills, a survey from the consumer watchdog highlighted many people were still not picking the cheapest available deal: only 35% of the 500 participants actually picked the lowest ...

03 February

Greg Barker Criticises Energy Firms Failure To Include All Customers In Tariff Cuts

Electrical dischargeEnergy minister Greg Barker has hit out at the energy suppliers that have failed to pass on bill reductions to all of their customers following changes to the way green levies are funded. Following the Government's deal - to also reduce green levies - at the beginning of December (2013), the big six energy suppliers ...