A simple guide to switching energy supplier

Switching energy supplier is one of the quickest and easiest ways to cut your gas and electricity bills and lower your monthly outgoings.

It only takes a few minutes to compare quotes from a range of energy suppliers and potentially save hundreds of pounds on your annual bills.

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Why switch energy supplier?

Millions of people switch energy supplier every year, but there still appears to be a misconception among some that switching is a massive hassle that involves difficult processes, long waits for installation, and additional fees – this couldn’t actually be further from the truth.

To switch energy suppliers, all you need is your postcode and an energy bill to help answer a few questions about how and when you use gas and electricity. If you don’t have a recent bill to hand, we can still give you a quote based upon the size and type of house you live in.

You can switch over the phone, by calling our energy experts on 0800 014 2918, or online by entering your postcode here.

How to switch energy supplier

Check out this simple infographic to find just how quickly and easily you cann switch energy supplier and save on your annual gas and electricity bills.

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First of all… do you want to switch?

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Perhaps this will convince you. Switching is really easy

Perhaps this will convince you. Switching is really easy.

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Great! But can you switch?

Find out if any of these obstacles might apply to you.

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If you don’t think you’ll be able to switch

If you don’t think you’ll be able to switch, give UKPower.co.uk a call on 0800 014 2918
and we’ll see if we can help.

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Do you know who your current energy supplier is?

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You can find this out by reading

You can find this information on a copy of your bill, or by reading sections 1a and 1b here.

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Do you know your existing tariff(s)?

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You can find this information

You can find this out by reading the Tariff Information Label (TIL) on your energy bill.

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Are you happy with how you currently pay for your energy, e.g. Direct Debit, cash or cheque, pre-paid meter?

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could save you money.

Read this page to see how even your choice of payment method could save you money.

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Do you know how much energy you use per month?

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Your usage will be shown on your bill

Your usage will be shown on your bill. If you don’t have a bill to hand, you can use the information provided on this page to estimate your energy use.

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Do you know what kind of tariff(s) you want - fixed or variable?

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Find out more about

Find out more about fixed and variable rate tariffs to decide which best suits you.

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You’re ready to start saving!

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  • Once you’ve chosen your new supplier and applied to switch, the supplier will receive your application within 24 hours.
  • The switching process will then take 3-5 weeks*
  • Your old supplier will then contact you for a final meter reading so that you can be billed correctly.

If you have any questions about making the switch, are looking for some advice on which options may best suit your circumstances or would just like some help, please give us a call on:

0800 326 5517

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Why switch energy supplier?

Millions of people switch energy supplier every year, but there still appears to be a misconception among some that switching is a massive hassle that involves difficult processes, long waits for installation, and additional fees – this couldn’t actually be further from the truth.

To switch energy suppliers, all you need is your postcode and an energy bill to help answer a few questions about how and when you use gas and electricity. If you don’t have a recent bill to hand, we can still give you a quote based upon the size and type of house you live in.

You can switch over the phone, by calling our energy experts on 0800 014 2918, or online by entering your postcode here.

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