Automated energy switching service raises £500k

Switchd will use the funding to accelerate growth and expand the team

Ofgem intends to confirm npower provisional order for switching trial

It comes after the Big Six supplier agreed to allow only 50,000 out of 100,000 customers sought by the regulator to participate in the collective switching trial

Collective switching: waking up the ‘sleepers’

By Phil Ivers, head of customer optimisation at Gazprom Energy.

UK energy switching on the rise

The total number of electricity switches this year has reached more than 3.7m

Competition driving record number of energy switching, says Energy UK boss

  Competition is one of the main drivers for people switching energy suppliers. That’s the view of Lawrence Slade, Chief Executive at Energy UK, which has revealed the number of customers switching so far this year has surpassed the total number of switches in 2014. Nearly half a million customers moved to a different energy […]

Millennials get savvy about energy switching

  Millennials are getting savvy when it comes to switching energy companies to save costs. Around 32% switched suppliers in the last 12 months, according to a new survey. It also found more than two in five of the 2,000 people questioned don’t know or understand their energy tariffs and one in five have stayed […]

March saw more than 530k energy supplier switches

A total of 536,658 consumers switched energy suppliers in March. This figure, released by Energy UK today, brings electricity switching levels for the first quarter of 2017 above 1.3 million. This is an increase of 13% on the same period last year. A total of 419,599 energy consumers switched suppliers in February, a fifth up […]

Households who haven’t switched in more than a decade overpaid £3,000

Households who have remained with the same energy supplier for more than 15 years have paid around £3,000 more on their energy bills. That’s £300 more per year, according to a survey by Energy Helpline which asked more than 2,000 people about the topic. It found five-years of  loyalty have cost 32% of them around £18.7 billion more […]

More than fifth haven’t switched energy supplier in 10 years

More than a fifth of energy customers haven’t switched their supplier in the last decade. That’s according to a survey by Which? which asked more than 5,000 customers why they hadn’t switched. Around 41% said they are happy with their current energy company and 21% said they are not bothered with the process of switching. Those […]

Summer energy switching reaches new high

Summer switching reached a new high, with more than 360,000 customers moving to a different supplier in June. More than two million customers have switched their energy suppliers in the first half of this year, according to Energy UK. That’s 1.5 million more than the first six months of 2014, it adds. New data also […]