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Cheapest gas and electricity

Who's the cheapest energy provider or energy supplier right now?

The below table shows the cheapest energy provider and energy supplier tariffs currently available on the UK energy market.

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Who's the cheapest energy supplier right now?

The below table shows the cheapest tariffs currently available.

SupplierPlan nameTariff typePrice
So EnergySo HippoFixed for 12 months£880Compare now
Bristol EnergyBristol Energy 1 Year Fix Issue 12Fixed for 12 months£880Compare now
Tonik EnergyPositive Energy v3Fixed for 12 months£881Compare now
Affect EnergyFixed Until April 2018Fixed until 30 Apr 2018£881Compare now
Economy EnergyDirect Saver 2017 (v2)Fixed for 12 months£889Compare now
TOTO EnergyDiscount Variable Saver March 2017Variable£889Compare now
Green Star EnergyRate Saver 12m Fixed 2704Fixed for 12 months£894Compare now
ENGIEENGIE Fixed Sept 18 v2Fixed until 30 Sep 2018£897Compare now
iSupplyEnergyiFix 12-Month May18 v2Fixed for 12 months£900Compare now
iSupplyEnergyiFix 16-Month Sep18Fixed for 16 months£902Compare now

Prices are based on average bill sizes for a medium energy user on a dual fuel plan paying by monthly direct debit, and averaged across all regions. This table is updated hourly from uSwitch's database of all plans on the open market that are available in at least 7 of the 14 regions.

How do I find the best energy deals for me?

When it comes to getting a good energy deal, what really matters is who the best electricity or gas supplier for you is.

One factor to definitely consider, is who is the cheapest for your area.

To find out, you’ll need to run a personalised cheap gas and electric comparison using your postcode, current plan details and consumption info. You'll find the latter two items on your latest energy bill.

The first time you've done this using an energy comparison site, you may well be surprised about who the best energy supplier for you is. Gas and electric suppliers frequently change their available deals, so it's worth regularly comparing what's on offer.

What is the benefit of a fixed price deal?

A popular choice for households is to opt for a fixed price energy deal.

Fixed price energy deals are often cheaper than standard variable plans, which act as a supplier's default tariff.

A fixed rate deal will ensure you pay the same rates for the duration of the deal. The most common fixed term duration is 12 months, however recently there has been an increase in deals available that fix energy rates for 18 months and even more.

Some of these fixed gas and electric plans come with exit fees. So, in the event of you wanting to leave a fixed rate deal, you may incur a charge. These exit fees will be highlighted alongside relevant fixed deals.

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Protect your home against rising energy bills

Switch to a fixed rate deal today to secure your energy costs