How to Switch Energy Supplier…


Shopping around for energy can help you save you hundreds of pounds each year. Very few households are on the best energy tariff for them. Recent government figures show that not shopping around costs households an average of £200 per year.

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    Step 1

    Switching energy supplier is quick and simple. First of all grab a copy of your energy bill then click on the ‘Compare Energy Prices’ button below to visit our tariff calculator.

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    Step 2

    From here you can choose whether you want to compare both your gas and electricity together or alternatively just compare either gas or electricity alone. You will then be asked to enter your postcode and select your address. We will only use this for the purpose of generating your energy quote. This is because energy prices can vary depending on the location of your property so it helps us to make sure that the results we show to your are accurate. After selecting your address, click ‘Create my Personal Projection’ to proceed and enter details about your existing energy tariff so that we can provide you with your full energy quote.

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    You will then be able to enter details including the name of your existing UK fuel supplier, the energy tariff that you are on, details about how much energy you currently use, how much you currently spend and also details of any fuel discounts that you receive. You can also select any additional features that are important to you such as whether you require an online or offline tariff and also if you have any preference regarding bill payment methods. It may be worth noting that many UK energy companies provide discounts to those customers who choose online energy tariffs and also those who choose to pay by direct debit.

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    Once you have entered all of the required details, click the ‘Compare Now’ button to see all of the energy deals that are available to you. Here you will be able to see a list of energy tariffs from different suppliers that are best suited to you. We will also show you the savings that you will make over your existing price plan. Once you have selected the tariff you want, click ‘Proceed Online’ to go ahead and enter your full details.

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    Step 5

    Once completed, your new energy supplier will contact to request an opening meter reading for the relevant fuel type(s). Your new energy supplier will work with your old supplier to complete the switching process. You have a 14 day cooling-off period following this in which to change your mind if you change your mind about the switch. The whole process should be completed within about 3 weeks.

100% Impartial Tariff Calculator Our UK energy switching service provides 100% impartial comparisons and is free for you to use. Our tariff calculator is provided by Energylinx who are accredited under the OFGEM Confidence Code to compare energy for domestic consumers. We receive a small fixed fee for each switch that goes ahead. The fee that we receive remains the same no matter which energy supplier or tariff you select. Energy companies account for this fee within their marketing budgets, which means that any prices you see are identical across the whole industry. To switch energy supplier visit our home page now.


Its quick and easy for you to compare energy prices online using our energy tariff calculator! Here we will show you all of the best UK energy deals available to you, and you can then complete your energy switch online in minutes.

How to Switch Energy Supplier? was last modified: February 3rd, 2016 by admin

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