Ofgem Accredited comparison sites

Full list of Ofgem Accredited comparison sites. Ofgem are the governing body for the supply of gas and electricity in the UK. They have accredited a small number of comparison sites. Comparison sites which are accredited by Ofgem must follow a strict set of rules which always put the needs of the consumer first.


Are you taking it on the chin again?

Or are you going to fight back? The big 6 energy suppliers have all increased their Standard Energy prices (These are the default prices you pay if you don’t switch to a cheaper online tariff). Would you like £200 for 15 minutes work? It’s not hard work. You just sit at home or wherever you…


Energy price cap proposal

The Tories are proposing an energy price cap But what does this actually mean? It’s all a bit unclear to be honest. As usual, there is not enough information for consumers to make any decision. I don’t particularly like the way political parties put out a snippet of information such as this. The way I…


First Utility First Fixed 2020

First Utility First Fixed March 2020 There are no great savings to be made initially with this long fixed term tariff from First Utility, but you do have the security of knowing your prices will not increase for 3 years. Are First:Utility any good as an energy supplier? The short answer is – Yes -.…


Tonik Energy Reviews

Who are Tonik Energy? Are they any good?   Reviews for Tonik Energy. Our energy expert looks into the pro’s and con’s of this fairly new energy supplier. Although Tonik Energy were new to the domestic energy market in October 2016, they previously traded as Pilot Energy from 2015 to 2016. Reasons for the name…


Electricity price increase March 2017

Impending electricity price increase Electricity wholesale prices are on the increase. We anticipate these increases will reach the consumer in March 2017. Although the energy suppliers have not yet implemented these increases, it is estimated they will be between 7% and 10% on your electricity prices. This is particularly bad news for those who heat…


Utilita Energy Reviews

Who are Utilita Energy? Are they any good? Reviews for Utilita Energy. Our energy expert looks into the pro’s and con’s of this fairly new energy supplier. Utilita Energy are in fact, one of the longest operating new suppliers. They’ve been around since 2003. This is good to know because they have got over that…


How we award points to suppliers

Points based on performance, accurate information, length of time in business.   To give you a guide of the safest suppliers to choose, we have awarded points in the following manner. Up to 30 points for time in business: 0-2 years   10 points 2-5 years   20 points 5-10 years 25 points 10 years + 30…


Avoid the pitfalls when switching energy supplier

How to get things right when switching to a new energy supplier. With so many problems associated with switching to a new energy supplier, can you afford to become a victim? There’s a new problem which never existed before 26th November 2016. An energy supplier actually went out of business. This was a new energy…


GB Energy Supply ceased trading

As from the date of this post, GB Energy Supply are no longer trading. This is very unfortunate for many of their new customers. But it couldn’t have happened at a safer time. OFGEM have recently passed a ruling which protects the consumers for exactly this reason. This has never happened to an Energy Supplier…


Energy supplier performance results

Performance results for 3rd quarter 2016. July to September   How to use this chart to help you choose an energy supplier The most important piece of information is in the column marked “Complaints reported to consumer bodies per 100,000 customers” . Select a few of the suppliers with a low complaints ratio, then go…


Places for People Energy reviews

Reviews for Places for People Energy are proving difficult to come by at the moment. We look into the reasons why this is the case!   For some reason, back in 2015 about 6 months after they started up, they asked OFGEM to revoke their electricity licence. However, they do still hold a licence under…


Robin Hood Energy reviews

Take from the rich, give to the poor. That was Robin Hoods motto anyway! But what about Robin Hood Energy? Are they any good as an energy supplier? What about customer reviews? In the good old days, our energy was in fact, supplied by the local district councils. Nottinghamshire Council have reverted back to this…


So Energy reviews

So Energy are new to the domestic energy market. It’s good to see new suppliers popping up. This keeps the rest of them on their toes. So who are So Energy? Will they do a better job than all the other suppliers? We know that energy related subjects are quite boring, but if you are…


Energy switching horror stories

Is it really worthwhile switching energy supplier?   You may think not after reading some of the horror stories.   The following, are some customer reviews taken from some of the energy supplier review pages on the Energy Advisory Service website.         But read on, as all may not be lost!  …


Members page setup

Members information page   We have secured a budget to give away some energy saving gifts. If you are taking steps to get onto a cheaper online energy tariff, then we will help you make even more savings with these great give aways! This card is just a picture, so it doesn’t work. But, when…


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Do’s and don’ts of switching energy supplier

A bit of guidance to help you with your switching decision. Do: Switch supplier if it means you will save money. Don’t: Assume your new energy tariff will remain the cheapest forever. Do: Use an online comparison site to find your cheapest deal. Don’t: Switch to a supplier without checking their track record. Do: Switch…


Why am I paying too much for my gas and electricity?

The energy suppliers are in the papers again. I can’t help thinking the jounalists are just looking for something to write for their newspaper. Stop messing around with your suppliers expensive standard energy tariff. For goodness sake. It doesn’t seem to matter how much we scream it out over the rooftops. Too many consumers are…


Help opt in

Please help with our research We want to know how much energy your kettle or tumble dryer consumes. To facilitate this, we would like to send you a device which you plug into the socket for your appliance. This device records how much electricity your appliance is using. If you would like to help with…