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How it works

1. You enter your postcode and energy habits for a bespoke comparison
2. We compare the entire market, finding the best deals in your area
3. No third party sites! Confirm your switch with us and we'll even notify your new supplier. You just sit back and save!

Gas & Electricity suppliers

We compare the whole energy market

Learn about all gas and electricity suppliers with our energy supplier pages. See plans and tariffs, as well as supplier price history and their customer satisfaction scores. If you're ready to switch your gas and electricity, enter your postcode and hit 'compare now' to compare energy suppliers in your area.

British Gas is the UK’s largest supplier of gas and electricity for domestic use and is part of the Centrica Group, which was formed following the merger of British Gas plc in 1997. British Gas also operates under the names Scottish Gas in Scotland and Nwy Prydain in Wales.

Customer rating 65%

EDF Energy is one of the UK’s largest generators and suppliers of electricity. They source from a variety of methods, including wind farms, power plants and more traditional methods.

Customer rating 65%

E.ON is one of the UK’s largest electricity and gas suppliers. Formally known as Powergen, the company was created in 1990 and was subsequently bought by German energy giant E.ON in 2002. It assumed the name of its parent company E.ON in late 2007.

Customer rating 74%

npower supplies gas and electricity to around 3.1 million customers in the UK. Originally established as National Power in 1990 following the privatisation of the state-owned Central Electricity Generating Board, npower is now owned by RWE Group which incorporates Germany’s leading gas and electricity companies.

Customer rating 52%

ScottishPower provides gas and electricity to over 5.6 million domestic customers in the UK and maintains a large distribution network. ScottishPower was formed in 1990, following the privatisation of the previously state-owned Scottish electricity industry. In 1995 it acquired the regional supplier, Manweb.

Customer rating 70%

SSE (formerly Scottish and Southern Energy) is one of the ‘Big Six’ suppliers. It is the parent company for SSE Atlantic, SSE Scottish Hydro, SSE Southern Electric and SSE SWALEC. SSE manage the largest distribution network in the UK and supply to more than 10 million.

Customer rating 72%

SSE Atlantic supplies gas and electricity throughout the UK. The company was acquired by SSE in 2004 and services the Midlands, East Midlands, Yorkshire, Northwest and the North.

Customer rating 72%

Co-operative Energy is part of the Midcounties Co-operative, and although founded by a regional co-operative, Co-operative Energy is a national business, covering the whole of England, Wales and Scotland.

No rating

EBICo is a not-for-profit gas and electricity supplier founded in 1998. They offer the only gas and electricity tariffs in the UK where each unit costs the same, regardless of high, medium or low usage.

No rating

Ecotricity is dedicated to building new sources of renewable energy and invest more per customer in this than all the other UK suppliers together. The more customers the company has the more investment they can make in building new renewable capacity.

No rating

First Utility is one of the fastest-growing suppliers in the UK and was founded in 2008. It is also one of the largest independent gas and electricity suppliers, making it a main challenger to the big six.

No rating

Boasting a 'simpler' energy experience, Flow offers just one fixed rate plan, and it is only available as a Direct Debit plan with paperless billing to keep energy costs low.

No rating

Good Energy is an award-winning green energy supplier, sourcing its electricity from renewables like sun, wind and water. The independent supplier's plans are also competitively priced compared to the big six's standard dual-fuel tariffs.

No rating

Green Energy UK sources its energy from UK-only renewable sources, excluding nuclear power. Green Energy offer three tariffs: Still, Sparkling and Tap. The Sparkling tariff is 100% renewable, utilising sources including hydro, solar, wind and organic waste material.

No rating

LoCO2 Energy is small, family-run renewable energy and low-carbon electricity supplier.

No rating

M&S Energy are supplied by SSE, offering gas and electricity plans from the well-known retailer.

No rating

OVO Energy is an independent energy supplier offering plans that are “greener, simpler and cheaper.” They aim to build the UK’s most-trusted energy company.

No rating

Sainsbury’s Energy is a partnership between Sainsbury's and British Gas. Customers earn Nectar points that can be used for shopping in Sainsbury’s stores.

No rating

SSE Scottish Hydro is in the SSE Group, which manages the largest distribution network in the UK. Formed in December 1998 following the merger of Scottish Hydro Electric and Southern Electric.

Customer rating 72%

SSE Southern Electric is in the SSE Group, which manages the largest distribution network in the UK. Formed in December 1998 following the merger of Scottish Hydro Electric and Southern Electric, the group also includes SSE Atlantic and SSE Scottish Hydro, among others.

Customer rating 72%

Spark Energy is an energy company that previously focussed on landlords, but has since began providing plans for the entire domestic market.

No rating

SSE Swalec is part of the SSE Group, which manages the largest distribution network in the UK and services more than 10 million customers. The group was formed in December 1998 following the merger of Scottish Hydro Electric and Southern Electric.

Customer rating 72%

The Utility Warehouse is one of the smaller energy suppliers in the UK, and its aim is to offer a variety of different utilities under one roof.

No rating

Utilita is the leading supplier of pay-as-you-go energy in Great Britain using smart meter technology.

No rating

The customer rating is based on a survey conducted by YouGov online between 4 September 2013 and 13 September 2013.

A total of 5,057 UK energy customers took part in the survey. Customers were asked their opinions on a wide range of issues relating to satisfaction with their energy suppliers. The figures have been weighted and are representative of all GB adults.

Guides to energy switching

Tired of too-high gas and electricity prices? You're not alone. Millions of households fight back against energy costs every year by comparing the best suppliers and looking for the cheapest electricity deals. And you can, too — it’s easy to run a comparison today to find the best energy deals for you.

To stop your energy prices going up and up it's important to compare electricity prices and compare gas prices regularly. Ensuring you're on the cheapest gas and electricity tariff in your area is one of the easiest ways to save on household bills — and uSwitch can help.

To compare gas and electricity prices now, simply type your postcode in the indicated box above. If you've never run a gas or electricity comparison before, we've got several guides below that will help answer your questions.

Compare gas & electricity prices

It's easy to change gas, electricity or dual-fuel with uSwitch

uSwitch can find the cheapest energy prices in your area - just follow these simple steps to compare gas and electricity:

  1. Step 1: Enter your postcode.
  2. Step 2: Tell us how much energy you use, and who supplies it.
  3. Step 3: We'll show you the cheapest energy deals in your area.
  4. Step 4: Choose the plan that suits you.
  5. Step 5: Sit back, you've switched! We'll take care of the rest.

Switch energy - your switching questions answered

What is uSwitch?

uSwitch is a free, independent price comparison service that helps consumers compare gas and compare electricity prices and switch energy supplier to save money.

Will my gas or electricity supply get cut-off during switching?

No. You'll still be receiving your energy through the same pipes and cables so there won't be any an interruption to your electricity or gas supply, or any need to dig up the road. Only the company that provides your gas bills or electricity bills will change. Or, if you compare gas and electricity, your dual fuel bills will change.

How do I compare compare gas and compare electricity prices?

Start by entering your postcode on our site and follow the instructions on-screen to compare energy prices, or just gas or electricity. We’ll provide you with a list of suppliers and how much you could save.

But I just want to compare cheap electricity prices or cheap gas prices.

There’s no one cheap provider, but there is the cheapest for you. We will show you the cheapest energy suppliers in your area, but we need your basic information to provide an accurate energy comparison.

What happens once I’ve switched energy?

uSwitch is a free service that handles the switching process for you. Once you’ve completed your energy switch, your new energy supplier will contact your old supplier and agree a switching date. You will then receive a welcome pack and letter from your new gas & electricity supplier. This will outline what you've agreed to, and tell you what happens next. There won’t be any interruption in your gas and electricity supply.

What do I need to get started?

Your postcode and your latest gas and electricity bill. Having your latest energy bill will help you give us accurate information about your gas and electricity usage.

Don't worry if you don't have one handy though - we can work out your gas and electricity usage by asking a few extra questions.

Can I trust uSwitch?

Yes, we’re the best at comparing energy prices, but don’t just take our word for it. Since 2006 uSwitch has been fully accredited by the Ofgem Confidence Code. With many energy comparison sites to choose from, uSwitch has been one of the longest standing signatories to the Ofgem code, and a primary contributor to achieving gas and electricity pricing transparency.

If you’re free, how do you make money?

Through agreed deals with some gas and electricity suppliers we receive a small commission payment when a customer chooses to switch through us. However, this does not affect the rankings of gas and electricity suppliers in your results. Click here to find out which suppliers pay uSwitch.com a commission.

Quickly compare your energy and save up to £383*

* Save up to £383 on your energy bills: Between 1st Dec 2013 and 31st May 2014, at least 10% of people who switched energy supplier for both gas & electricity with uSwitch.com saved £383 or more.