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Engineers installing solar panels as part of Green Homes scheme

Uswitch comments on the Green Homes Grant figures released by the Government

Justina Miltienyte, policy expert at Uswitch.com, said: “The Green Homes Grant was an innovative and well-meaning idea that hoped to increase the energy efficiency of our homes, while giving...

Uswitch comments on E.ON paying over £650,000 for taking direct debits early

Will Owen, energy expert at Uswitch.com, comments: “What looks like the fallout from a technical issue had the unfortunate timing of happening on Christmas Eve - the worst possible time...

Brits hang up the landline: Five million households say they no longer need a home phone

The landline is in terminal decline, with five million households never using theirs for phone calls, reveals research by Uswitch.com, the comparison and switching service....

Uswitch comments on the Spring 2021 Apple launch

Ru Bhikha, tech expert at Uswitch.com, commented: “Following a year in which the lines between home and work have become blurred, it is clear that Apple has put a lot of effort into creating an...

Pylon carrying energy from small energy supplier

Uswitch comment on Energy UK switching data

Will Owen, energy expert at Uswitch.com, comments: “Millions of customers were staring down the barrel of price rises in March, and it’s great to see that so many voted with their feet and...

Brew-switch! Swapping tea for cappuccino from a fancy home coffee machine adds £57 million a year to Britons' energy bills

Household power bills have rocketed by £57 million a year as Britons swap the humble cup of tea for barista-style cappuccinos - with three million coffee machines sold during lockdown...

Uswitch comments on launch of latest Sony Xperia

Ru Bhikha, mobiles expert at Uswitch.com, commented: “As smartphone ranges have grown, consumers have become used to choosing between devices dubbed Mini, Lite, Max, Plus, Ultra, Pro or XL...

Uswitch comments on provisional approval of O2 and Virgin Media merger

Ernest Doku, mobiles expert at Uswitch.com, comments: “The merger between one of the UK’s biggest mobile firms and a broadband giant has cleared another major hurdle after the competition...

One million UK households face £324 million energy bill hike

More than 1.3 million households face a £324 million rise in their energy bills at the end of April as 56 fixed deals come to an end, reveals new data from Uswitch.com, the comparison and switching service...

Uswitch comment on National Grid ESO’s £1.5 million payment over inaccurate forecasts

Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at Uswitch.com, comments: “Accurate and unbiased forecasts about the country’s energy demands are key to making sure that suppliers pay the right price for our power...

Homes hoarding 184 million old gadgets worth almost £7 billion

Our homes hold a staggering 184 million pieces of out-of-date tech with a value of more than £7 billion, according to research by Uswitch.com, the comparison and switching service...

Consumers could save up to £234 by switching to 62 fixed deals cheaper than the price cap

Bill payers can switch to more than 62 fixed energy deals which are cheaper than the price cap which comes into force today and save up to £234, reveals Uswitch.com, the comparison and switching service...

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