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Why pay more for the same energy?

Find and switch to a better energy deal in minutes

Thinking about switching your energy? Find out how much you could save in minutes – simply compare energy prices online and we'll do the hard work for you. But there's more to it than the cheapest energy deals. This guide will help you quickly understand how to run an energy price comparison.

Ready to compare energy prices to find a better deal? Let's get started ...

Which energy supplier has the cheapest energy plan?

The key is to find the best gas and electricity plan for you, and uSwitch can help.

One size does not fit all when it comes to energy plans, so uSwitch factors several elements into your comparison, including your usage, location and meter type.

energy price comparison

This will be used to find cheap energy deals we can help you switch to — but price isn't always the only thing to consider.

You may also want to choose a new energy deal based on:

  • Fixed or variable rates
  • Early exit fees
  • Reward schemes or other benefits offered
  • Customer service score
  • Online account management

Cheap energy deals uSwitch can help you switch to

Have a look at some of the current deals you could switch to in minutes. To check if these deals are right for you, just hit "compare now" to get started.

SupplierPlan nameTariff typePrice
BulbVari-FairVariable£923Compare now
LumoApp Only Fixed v10Fixed for 12 months£950Compare now
PowershopFixed Term Tariff August 2018 Issue 4Fixed for 12 months£951Compare now
Octopus EnergyFlexible OctopusVariable£955Compare now
Green Network EnergyGNE Summer Special 12 Month Fix v3Fixed for 12 months£960Compare now
npowerBroker Exclusive Fix September 2019Fixed until 30 Sep 2019£961Compare now
EDF EnergyEasy Online Exclusive Sep19Fixed until 30 Sep 2019£978Compare now
OVO EnergyBetter Energy (all Online)Fixed for 12 months£980Compare now
Octopus EnergyOctopus 12M FixedFixed for 12 months£1005Compare now
E.ONE.ON Go Online 1 Year v16Fixed for 12 months£1011Compare now

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 information is updated hourly with energy plans which are available to switch to through uSwitch. To appear in this table, plans must be available in at least 7 of the 14 regions.

Why pay more for the same energy?

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How to find the right energy supplier for you

Once you have run an online energy price comparison, you may find that you’re presented with a supplier as your cheapest option that you may not have heard of, or know very little about. This is particularly likely if the best electricity deal is offered by a small supplier.

Luckily, uSwitch offer customer service ratings to help you make your decision on more than price.

More than suppliers have been assigned a star rating out of five. This rating is based on uSwitch's annual, independent survey of more than 17,000 UK energy customers.

These customers were asked to rate their supplier on:

  • Overall customer satisfaction
  • Value for money
  • Customer service
  • The switchover process
  • How likely they were to recommend their supplier to someone else

uSwitch then equally weighted these scores to provide a supplier rating for each supplier with more than 50 responses.

Supplier

Customer rating

Bulb Bulb - 5 stars
Octopus Energy Octopus energy - 5 stars
Avro Energy Avro Energy - 4.5 stars
Bristol Energy Bristol Energy - 4.5 stars
EBICo EBICo - 4.5 stars
Ecotricity Ecotricity - 4.5 stars
Good Energy Good Energy - 4.5 stars
Ovo Ovo - 4.5 stars
Robin Hood Energy Robin Hood Energy - 4.5 stars
So Energy So Energy - 4.5 stars
Tonik Tonik - 4.5 stars
The Utility Warehouse Utility Warehouse - 4.5 stars
Engie Engie - 4 stars
First Utility First Utility - 4 stars
Flow Energy Flow Energy - 4 stars
Green Energy UK Green Energy UK - 4 stars
Green Network Energy Green Network Energy - 4 stars
Green Star Energy Green Star Energy - 4 stars
isupply isupply - 4 stars
M&S Energy M&S Energy - 4 stars
Co-op Energy Co-op Energy - 4 stars
Utilita Utilita Energy - 4 stars
British Gas Utilita Energy - 3.5 stars
Economy Energy Economy Energy - 3.5 stars
EDF Energy EDF Energy - 3.5 stars
E.ON Energy E.ON Energy - 3.5 stars
Extra Energy Extra Energy - 3.5 stars
Sainsbury's Energy Sainsbury's Energy - 3.5 stars
ScottishPower ScottishPower - 3.5 stars
sse SSE - 3.5 stars
npower npower - 3 stars
Spark Energy Spark Energy - 3 stars

Would a switch affect my energy supply?

No. When you switch energy supplier, there is no need to worry about potential energy outages. We'll notify your new supplier, who will in turn notify your current supplier to arrange a switchover date — you won't notice a thing until your new, cheaper bill arrives.

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Why pay more for the same energy?

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