Ed Miliband reveals energy switch to small supplier

Ed Miliband has switched his energy supplier from E.ON to First Utility after being hit by a bill for £1,000. The Labour leader told the Mail on Sunday he switched to one of the “minnows” fighting to compete with the Big Six providers. When asked how much he expected to save with the switch, the […]

Energy price freeze for First Utility customers

First Utility has pledged not to increase gas and electricity prices for its customers this winter. The price freeze, including standing charges and unit rates, will guarantee a price lockdown for all its existing variable tariff customers until March next year – the cheapest at £1,150 per year. The energy supplier is urging the Big […]

First Utility calls for one-day energy switching process

Power provider First Utility is challenging the energy industry to move to a one-day switching process to help consumers get a better deal. The independent energy firm claims improving the switching process could save the UK £1.5 billion every year as more consumers move to cheaper tariffs. It has launched a nationwide ‘Fix the Switch’ […]

Are you more energy efficient than your neighbours?

You can now find out if your neighbours are saving more on their energy bills than you, thanks to a new service launched by a UK energy firm with the help of a US energy software company. First Utility announced its my:energy programme today, which helps consumers compare their energy usage against their neighbours and […]