Are you tired of paying high electricity bills each month? It's time to take control and compare electricity prices to find a better deal. In this guide, we'll walk you through the steps to compare different energy providers, tariffs, and how to switch to a more cost-effective option. By the end of this guide, you'll have all the information you need to start saving on your energy bill. Let's get started!
Electricity bills can be a significant expense for households and businesses alike. However, many people simply accept their current tariff without considering whether they could be paying less for their electricity. This is where comparing electricity prices can be extremely valuable.
By comparing electricity prices, you can:
Overall, comparing electricity prices is a simple and effective way to reduce your electricity bills, support renewable energy, and improve your customer experience. By taking a little time to shop around and compare suppliers, you could enjoy significant savings on your electricity bills without compromising on quality or reliability.
To compare electricity prices, simply enter your postcode and you'll be taken to our Ofgem-accredited energy comparison tool. All you then need to do is tell us a bit more about your current supplier and energy usage, and we'll instantly compare electricity rates and show you the best electricity deals currently available.
To help you find out your electricity usage, you can use our handy electricity cost calculator to find out how many kWh your appliances are using.
You then choose the deal that suits you best, and we take care of the rest - our switching tool will automatically send your application securely to your supplier of choice, who will then let your current supplier know that you want to leave. The whole switch should be completed within 21 days.
When comparing electricity prices, it's important to consider more than just the cost of the tariff. Here are some other factors to keep in mind:
By taking these factors into account, you can find an electricity supplier that not only offers an affordable tariff but also meets your needs in terms of customer service, payment options, and environmental impact. It's important to shop around and compare multiple suppliers to find the best fit for you.
The average cost of electricity per kWh is 34.04p. Here is the breakdown per region:
|Region||Average Electricity Price (p/kWh)|
|Merseyside and North Wales||35.98p|
Unit rates based on government's EPG from 1st October 2022 and inclusive of VAT.
The average standing charge for electricity is 46.36p per day across the UK.
Here is the breakdown per region:
|Region||Average Electricity Standing Charge (p/day)|
|Merseyside and North Wales||48.60p|
Standing Charges Based on Ofgem price cap effective from 1st October 2022 and inclusive of VAT.
When comparing electricity prices with The Energy Shop, we only need details about your current address, supplier and energy usage to find the cheapest energy deals on the market.
The more accurate the information you can give us, the more accurately we can quote you, so it helps if you can have a copy of your most recent electricity bill to hand, which will show how much electricity you use each month, or how much you spend. Your bill will also include the details of your current supplier and the name of your tariff.
If you don't know how much energy you use, we can still estimate your households average energy usage based upon the size of the property you live in - simply choose 'Help me estimate' in the 'Your usage' section of the comparison tool.
If you plan to pay your supplier by Direct Debit, you'll also need to have your bank details to hand when switching. If you have recently moved into a new property and are not sure who your current electricity supplier is, then you can find out by reading our 'Who is my electricity supplier' guide.
Switching to a better deal is the simplest way to cut your electricity bills - switch with TheEnergyShop.com this month and you could save £100's.
It also helps to supplement these savings with energy efficiency measures that can help cut your usage and further cut your bills - this could be something as drastic as installing solar panels to something as simple as turning the lights off in empty rooms.
Other ways to cut your electricity costs include:
To see how much you could save on the cost of your annual energy bills, run an electricity price comparison with us today.
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