Saving energy by switching gas and electricity providers

Summary: How to save energy and money by switching gas and electricity providers

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Why Switch Your Energy Supplier?

With the current economic situation, both gas and electricity markets have changed substantially. The big six energy suppliers have recently announced their price cuts with new products being designed regularly to offer the best possible deals for consumers. A great way to help stop climate change is to change to an electricity supplier that sells green energy.

Switching is easy and simple, it is completely free to change utility supplier and your new supplier will organise the entire switching process with no interruption to your supply during this process whatsoever. The only changes that you will notice will be lower bills, a greener conscience and / or improved customer service from your new supplier so, it is now more worthwhile than ever before to switch your energy supplier to a product that suites your individual needs.

Energy Efficiency

‘You can change the world without leaving your house!’

Energy and its effect on the climate is a big topic - big in importance and global in scale. Due to the world we live in both businesses and householders may not know how to cut energy use or realise how much they could save in a year by being more energy efficient. There are many easy and cost effective ways to make your home more energy efficient and reduce your carbon footprint; Why not carry out a home energy check. There are quite a few sites online with free to use energy assessment forms, one such is our very own energy assessment form located on our sister site - Be Energy Smart.

If you are interested in going green, why not switch your electricity to a green product? Quite a few of the major energy suppliers in the UK are offering products of this nature - search for your local energy supplier online and see what they have to offer.

One of the first companies to offer this service - Scottish Power offer the Carbon Account and this lets you calculate your household’s emissions by looking at your home, your energy consumption, and other lifestyle habits, and then measuring the impact of any changes you make.

They, like most of the other big energy suppliers now, offer some great tips and advice about how you can reduce your emissions and also bring your bills down. Of course you can't stop your emissions totally, but what you can do is to "offset" these emissions with activities that absorb the greenhouse gases that you are producing. You can do this by investing in tree planting activities or even into renewable projects which produce no, or much less harmful emissions. Scottish Power do this through their partnership with Future Forests.

From the power station to the plug, Scottish Power are one of the biggest energy providers in the UK supplying gas and electricity to around 5.2m customers across the UK with a track record of first class customer service, product innovation and a vision to remain a world leader in renewable energy.

Scottish Power offer many different products that are tailored to suite individual needs and are frequently designing more as the climate changes. For the past three years they have been voted the best for Online Services in The Uswitch Customer Satisfaction Report so you can now turn off paper bills and enjoy the benefits of managing your account online at highly competitive prices.

To get the most out of your savings it is advised to switch to a dual fuel, no standing charge package and pay by monthly direct debit. Click on any of the links above for more details.

For advice on how to be more environmentally friendly when using your oven, go to our video section by clicking on the link.

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