St Albans branded UK’s savviest switching city

Inhabitants of the city are 26% more likely to switch than the national average

Three million consumers owe £400m to their energy supplier

More than a tenth of energy billpayers now face average arrears to the tune of £134 each

New record for electricity switching this year

Around 31% of all switches were from the Big Six suppliers to small and medium sized companies

First Utility chosen to take on customers of failed Usio Energy

Around 7,000 customers will be switched over to their new supplier tomorrow

Renters ‘footing £102 bill for previous tenants’ energy use’

New research suggests 70% of landlords don’t provide any information about energy tariffs and the switching process to their tenants

Small supplier Usio Energy ceases trading

Its 7,000 customers are being urged not to switch suppliers yet

UK energy switching on the rise

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

British Gas pays £2.65m over invalid exit fees and charges

The Big Six supplier rolled customers onto its more expensive standard variable tariff due to a system error

More than 3.2m energy customers have switched to better deals

Just under half a million customers moved to a different supplier last month

More than 5,500 UK churches put their faith in green energy

They have diverted an estimated £5m from fossil fuels to clean energy providers