Energy switching activity spiked in June: For the first time since lockdown June saw a spike in the number of customers who switched energy suppliers.

That’s according Energy UK in their the latest reported figures, which suggests a 1% increase from June 2019, some 450,000 consumers switched energy provider in June this year.

Around three million customers had moved to a new supplier in total in the first half of the year, which is a 3.9% reduction compared with the same period last year, when a record 6.4 million customers switched, suggests the report.

The majority of all switches were from larger to small and mid-tier suppliers during the last month.

Energy UK’s chief executive, Emma Pinchbeck said: “It is positive that three million consumers have switched supplier in the first half of the year despite the pandemic.

“I’d encourage everyone to make sure they’re on the best deal either by getting in touch with their current supplier or by shopping around.”

Energy switching activity spiked in June

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