Category: Energy Switching

What does the new price cap mean for you?

What does the new price cap mean for you?

What is happening with the price cap? Today Ofgem, the energy regulator, has announced that there will be a price cap cut of £75. However, while the change was announced earlier today, it actually takes effect on the 1st of October. The price cap affects an energy company’s standard variable tariff and the price is […]

Cheapest electricity prices

Cheapest electricity prices finding cheap energy suppliers

How do I find the cheapest electricity supplier? There is no straightforward answer to this question. The price of electricity in the UK changes by the day, as do energy tariffs. Energy suppliers compete to win new customers, bringing out cheaper gas and electricity tariffs all the time. You need to switch your electricity supplier […]

Cheap Energy Club vs Look After My Bills

Cheap Energy Club vs Look After My Bills Cheap Energy Club vs LAMB

The concept of finding the cheapest energy supplier seems straight forward. You can contact your supplier direct, compare deals on comparison sites, sign up to email reminders like the Cheap Energy Club or switch through a service that does it all for you.  Yet 1 in 2 people are on the most expensive tariffs because […]

Unexpected consequences of the price cap

Unexpected consequences of the price cap price rises

The energy price cap was first introduced as a way of protecting the most vulnerable customers from being ripped off. Far, far too many people have been overpaying for their energy bills (still an estimated 11 million) and no one is under any illusion that the energy market is fair to consumers. The energy price […]

Who is the best energy supplier for you?

Who is the best energy supplier for you? best suppliers

The best energy supplier can depend on a few things. How much energy you use, the region that you live in, wholesale energy costs and the time that you are looking. Usage Usage has been classified into low, medium and high by Ofgem, the energy regulator. They calculate these figures from the median usage from a […]

Energy price cap adds £1.1 billion to people’s bills

Energy price cap adds £1.1 billion to people’s bills price cap rise

This week, Ofgem, the energy regulator is reviewing the price cap. It’s widely expected that the price cap level – currently at £1,137 – will increase by around £100. Our new research shows that this will add a huge £1.1 billion to people’s energy bills. Why is the price cap going up? The price cap was […]