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In February 2021 energy switching saw an 18% decrease

In February 2021 energy switching saw an 18% decrease: Compared to the same period February 2020, an 18% decrease in energy switching occured in February 2021. Figures imply that 457,447 customers moved to a new supplier in the last month, this is according to Energy UK’s figures. As of February 2020 it is compared to…
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18 energy suppliers overcharged more than 1m customers

18 energy suppliers overcharged more than 1m customers: More than one million customers have been overcharged by almost 18 energy suppliers as they failed to follow price protection rules. This found that customers were overcharged over £7.2 million as suppliers failed to protect prices when they decided to switch tariiffs or companies, this is according…
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UK household energy bills to see rise end of January

UK household energy bills to see rise end of January: UK households will face an £84 million energy bill increase by late January analysis says. This is as reported by the forecast from comparison & switching service Uswitch, that says households may see their bills hike by £171 on average, as they are shifted automatically…
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Many UK households in energy debt at 5-year high in 2020

Many UK households in energy debt at 5-year high in 2020: The amount of UK households that are in debt to their electricity provider struck a 5-year high nearing the close of 2020. That’s as reported by new figures acquired by price comparison & switching website energyhelpline, that says about 770,000 households had money due…
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Gap amid cheapest energy fixed tariff & price cap narrows

Gap amid cheapest energy fixed tariff & price cap narrows: Research from Cornwall Insight’s ‘Domestic supplier insight service’ reveals the gap between the cheapest tariff on the market and the default tariff price cap has reduced to its lowest level since February 2019, standing at £219/year. This is 40% less than at the end of…
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October: Highest electricity switching rate since April 2019

October: Highest electricity switching rate since April 2019: The month of October was the highest electricity changing rate since April 2019. Says the new data by Electralink’s Energy Market Data Hub, suggesting nearly 621,000 switches took place during the month, this was the third-highest since records began with 4% extra switches than October 2019 &…
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Q220 energy switching rates fall again

Q220 energy switching rates fall again: In the second quarter of 2020 the number of customers switching energy supplier has continued to fall. Ofgem’s latest figures state, which suggest electricity transfers decreased between the second quarter of 2019 and the second quarter of 2020 by 13.1%. Compared to 1,531,000 in the same quarter of 2019,…
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Energy switching champions are up North!

Energy switching champions are up North! The savviest at saving money by switching their energy providers are Northern households, while Londoners are the worst. A new survey from the comparison and switching service Uswitch has found, which suggests top the list for saving money by switching their energy provider are Northern towns and cities –…
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Households could save £11m weekly after back to school

Households could save £11m weekly after back to school: More than £11 million could be saved every week by families in the UK on energy costs after children return to their classrooms in September. New research by Uswitch has shown, which forecasts a reduction in television watching, cooking and dishwasher use, bringing a weekly saving…
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Energy switching activity spiked in June

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…
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