Igloo Energy ensures chilled out customers by joining Energy Switch Guarantee

The initiative, set up by industry body Energy UK, aims to make the process of switching supplier easier, fairer and smoother for customers

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Nearly 450,000 customers switched energy supplier in January

That’s according to Energy UK’s latest electricity switching figures, which reveal this is up 17% compared with January last year, when 382,665 people made the switch

Energy customers to automatically receive £30 for switching issues

The new compensation requirement will come into effect on 1st May 2020

Smart meters: Nine energy suppliers ordered to become DCC users

Ofgem is consulting on issuing them with final orders

Switching broke half-million milestone in November

Energy UK suggests total figures for the year are already equal with 2018’s record of 5.8 million switches

More than 5.3m customers switched suppliers so far in 2019

The figure is up 9.2% compared to the same period last year

Half a million households ‘could face price hike of £114’ as deals come to an end

New analysis suggests this could collectively cost UK households more than £57 million a year compared to their current energy costs

September sees more than 600,000 electricity switches

That’s a 10% increase compared to the same time in 2018

Nearly 205k consumers switch from larger to smaller suppliers

More than four million consumers have switched so far in 2019, up 11% on the same time last year

Collective energy switching: Record number of customers save £263 on average

Ofgem says 30% of the 90,000 people, who had been on a default standard variable tariff for three years or more, switched to a different supplier