It is important, as it is with the purchase of any good or service, to shop around for the best deal on your gas and electricity, and to do this from time to time because the energy companies will sometimes put your charges up whilst introducing a new and cheaper tariff for new customers.
The following websites offer a facility which compares providers and advises you of the cheapest service currently available :
You can also save money by:
We know prepayment meters are good for budgeting and not getting into debt but they are usually the most expensive way to buy your electricity, and some companies charge through the nose for them. It is particularly important that you look for the best deal if you have a prepayment meter.
If you can't manage your bill online, or can't pay by standing order or direct debit, and especially if you have a prepayment meter, we have found that the best deal can be had from EBICo who are a non profit making energy supplier who aim to ensure that people on lower incomes don't pay more for their fuel than people with more money or who have access to computers and bank accounts
Your can contact Ebico on Freephone 0800 458 7689 or at www.ebico.co.uk
This company does not appear on all the price comparison websites because some of those websites levy a high charge for inclusion and EBICo want to pass all their cost savings on to their customers.