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uSwitch comments on increase in electricity switching figures

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Commenting on today’s announcement from Energy UK that the overall number of electricity switches in 2016 reached a three year high of 4.8 million[1], Emma Bush, energy expert at uSwitch.com, says: …

Energy spending set to rise this weekend as snow blasts Britain

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 Household energy spending to surge as Brits brace themselves for weekend of snow uswitch.com urges consumers to check they are on the best deal to avoid budget busting energy bills …

Staying loyal to energy companies costs customers nearly £4 billion per year

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Loyal energy customers languishing on standard variable tariffs collectively pay £3.6 billion more per year than if they were on the cheapest deal available[1] British Gas has the largest number …

New uSwitch advertising campaign introduces the Coach character to show that switching is simple

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uSwitch, the price comparison and switching service, is launching a new advertising campaign to encourage more people to switch their energy and broadband supplier. The brand is also unveiling a …

uSwitch comments on Ofgem announcement that £670 million of credit balances have been returned to energy customers

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Ofgem has today announced that almost £670 million has been returned to energy customers who have closed their accounts since the start of 2014, following an industry challenge by the …

uSwitch comments as EDF announces 8.4% electricity price hike

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Commenting on today’s announcement from EDF that it will cut variable and prepayment gas prices this winter and increase variable electricity prices from 1st March 2017, Claire Osborne, uSwitch.com energy expert, says: “It’s good …

uSwitch comments on Ofgem data showing proportion of energy supplier customers on expensive tariffs

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Ofgem has today published new data comparing how much customers on standard variable tariffs with each supplier could save by switching to a cheaper deal. Commenting on the data, uSwitch.com energy expert, …

uSwitch responds to Greg Clark’s announcement about Ofgem energy supplier league table

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Commenting on today’s announcement from Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark that Ofgem is to publish an energy supplier league table to increase transparency on the numbers of people on …

Thermostats set to spark a billion household rows this winter

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Households are set to bicker over the thermostat 972 million times this winter – equivalent to a row every other day[1] Six in ten (57%) adults admit they go behind …

uSwitch comments on E.ON residential standard energy price freeze

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Commenting on today’s announcement from E.ON that it will freeze standard residential energy prices until at least April 2017, Claire Osborne, uSwitch.com energy expert, says: “Standard variable tariff price freezes …