closedownarrowexternal-linklogo-verticalmenu-barsearch Skip to main content
How to compare UK electricity companies

Compare electricity suppliers in the UK

Fed up with price rises from your electricity company but not sure how to switch? uSwitch is here to help.

Why pay more for the same energy?

Find and switch to a better energy deal in minutes

uSwitch is an Ofgem-accredited energy comparison website, which means you can compare your electricity deal to others on the market and switch to a better deal with us worry-free. Find out how to get started.

Does it cost money to switch electricity suppliers?

No. That's the best part - uSwitch is completely free to use, whether you switch or not.

That means you can run a comparison as often as you like to ensure you're on a great deal.

Which electricity suppliers are included in a comparison?

Aside from all big six energy suppliers, uSwitch includes dozens of small, medium and even brand-new to the market suppliers in its comparison who servive England, Scotland and Wales.

That way, you get a wide view of the market and what's currently available

>How do I switch?

Once you've run your electricity comparison, you'll be able to view the details of your comparison results, including total cost, kWh rates and standing charges, customer service scores and general info about the tariff (including rewards, extras and incentives).

UK electric companies

If you've chosen a plan uSwitch can help you switch to, it takes minutes to enter your bank details and account information — uSwitch sends the switch application to your new supplier and all you have to do is submit a meter reading and cancel any existing direct debits.

Can I get a green electricity tariff?

You sure can. More and more suppliers are offering 100% green electricity tariffs.

To view these, use the filter on the uSwitch results page to only show green plans.

Switching made simple

uSwitch is all about making this usually complex process as simple as possible for you. All you need is a recent electricity bill. We do all the leg work for you, from finding the rates to calculating your spend and savings figures. We even handle the switch process for you and, best of all, its completely free to you.

Our energy comparison tool uses the most up-to-date rates we get directly from the suppliers. Compare electricity tariffs to find out how much you could save and get an energy deal to suit you, not the electric companies.

Read more…

Why pay more for the same energy?

Find and switch to a better energy deal in minutes