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In this article, we will compare energy suppliers Octopus Energy to Scottish Power to see who offers the best all-round deal to their customers. We look ...

Octopus and E.ON Next are two of the greenest energy suppliers in the UK market right now. E.ON Next is part of E.ON, a member of the big six energy ...

Both Shell Energy and Octopus are two well-known UK suppliers. Shell is one of the largest energy suppliers outside of the big six. Octopus, by ...

EDF Energy is a well-known energy supplier and one of the UK’s ‘big six’ suppliers, established in 2002. By comparison, Octopus Energy is a relatively new ...

With the rise in the cost of gas, some energy suppliers have got into trouble. This has been compounded by the energy price cap making it difficult for these ...

With the rapid increase in wholesale gas prices, many energy suppliers are potentially in trouble. Within the last 3 weeks alone, 6 suppliers have gone bust. ...

In need of cash? According to reports in the Financial Times (20/09/2021), Bulb Energy are currently looking for a cash injection into the business, or to ...

Last updated: 15th October 2021 🏆 Our top rated supplier Octopus Energy is currently offering £50 credit to any new customer that uses our referral link. ...

Air source heat pumps provide homeowners with an alternative way to heat their homes by allowing you to generate your own electrical energy and offering the ...

This comparison was written before the news that Avro Energy had gone bust. As you can now no longer switch to Avro, so this comparison is no longer relevant. ...

The Renewable Energy Guarantees of Origin (REGO) scheme was set up to provide transparency to consumers regarding how much of their energy supply comes from ...

We all know that switching energy suppliers every 12-18 months is essential to benefit from the best rates. When consumers switch suppliers regularly, it ...

When you get an energy bill, the main focus point understandably is the total cost of your energy usage and how much you pay on a monthly/quarterly or annual ...

It’s a question many of us ask and an important one if you are in a position where you need to decide how to heat your home. If we look at cost alone, gas ...

When looking at energy tariffs, there are two types of tariffs that the majority of suppliers offer. Namely fixed-rate or variable. Essentially a fixed ...

If you have been on a fixed energy deal for a while that has either already ended or is about to end with your current supplier, it might be a good time to ...

Over the last few years, consumers' attitudes and behaviours have changed, and many of us have become more conscious of the impact our carbon footprint makes ...

If you are an Octopus Energy customer already, you may be familiar with their pink eight-legged mascot called Constantine the Octopus. A fluffy, plush ...

Both Octopus Energy and OVO are making a big impression on the energy supplier market with their focus on green energy from renewable sources. They offer ...

British Gas and Octopus Energy are two of the UK’s best-known energy suppliers. British Gas has been a major UK energy supplier for decades. While Octopus is ...

Intro Both Bulb and Octopus are known for their eco-friendly approach to energy supply, with 100% of their electricity supply coming from renewable ...

Who are Octopus Energy? Despite only starting in 2016, Octopus Energy now have over 1.5 million customers. They concentrate on green energy, including ...

A loss of power for whatever reason is a serious matter. Although most will see it as an inconvenience for those relying on medical equipment or stair lifts, ...

Solar panels are becoming a common sight on household properties around the UK. They come with the promise of cheaper energy and sometimes, even the chance to ...

With energy suppliers simplifying the deals that they offer, all households in the UK are either a fixed or variable tariff customer. There are advantages and ...

Most energy suppliers will now offer to supply you with both gas and electricity. In order to hook you into dealing with a single supplier for both fuels, you ...

Your gas and electricity meters keep a running total of the amount of energy that you have used. The most effective way to make sure that your bills are as up ...

Switching your energy supplier regularly is a great way to save money. Many people now use switching services every year to make sure they are on the best ...

What are energy meters? Energy meters are devices which measure the amount of electricity or gas consumed by a household. Energy suppliers install gas or ...

What is a smart meter? Smart Meter is a term that we often hear when talking of energy bills and suppliers, but what exactly is it? A smart meter is a ...

Energy in the UK is supplied from a number of sources and by around sixty suppliers. Taking into account the whole of the UK energy market, here is an ...

What are energy comparison sites? Energy comparison sites have been set up to allow consumers to quickly and easily find the best energy deals for them. ...

In 1989 the UK passed the Electricity Act. With it the State owned and managed energy sector was broken up and privatised. Across the 1990's six energy ...

Changing your energy supplier on a regular basis is a great way to make sure you are getting the best deal. In most cases switching is a very straight forward ...

Every year over 6 million households take the opportunity to switch energy suppliers. There are a variety of ways to find and switch to the best deal however. ...

Ofgem is a non-ministerial Government department and Independent National Regulatory Authority.  To put this more simply, they are an independent body ...

One of the main reasons given by those who have not yet taken advantage of comparison websites is the hassle switching can bring.  The main part of the ...

Energy suppliers going bust seems to make the headlines at least once a year. Igloo Energy, Symbio and Enstroga are the latest to go under leaving over ...

When switching to a new energy supplier, you are asked for your gas and electricity details. Whilst you are free to choose one supplier for gas and another ...

Average bills are dependent on a number of factors. For example, how big your home is and which you fuel you use to heat it will have a huge impact. When ...

Most people will have heard the term ‘wholesale energy price’ but what exactly is it? Making up around 40-45% of your bill, it is an important contributor ...

SMETS stands for Smart Metering Equipment Technical Specifications. The number after shows which ‘generation’ of meters each model belongs to. Second ...

As of the 30th September 2020, the ‘Green Homes Grant’ is up and running. This scheme offers vouchers up to a value of £10,000 to contribute towards making ...

The Nest Thermostat is a Google offering designed for your home. The idea is to make your heating system ‘smart’ by having one of these thermostats interact ...

There are nearly 30 million households spread across the UK and almost all of them depend on an energy supplier. This could be for gas, electric or oil as ...

With well over 6 million households switching each year, it’s inevitable that not all supplier switches will go smoothly. Although the figures are improving, ...

Using switching services has proven to be a quick and easy to use tool for getting the best energy deals for some time now. Being able to compare tariffs ...

The priority Services Register is used to keep a record of the most vulnerable energy customers. Anyone on these registers will receive support from their ...

There are a huge number of price comparison sites available in the UK. They will all claim to be able to provide the best possible deal for you. But how do ...

Prepayment meters, also known as pay-as-you-go meters are an alternative to the standard, credit gas and electricity meters. They allow households to pre-pay ...

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