Electricity prices

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*50% of customers saved over £75 when switching electricity through Confused.com between 1st November and 31st January 2015

Why compare electricity prices?

The price that you pay for your electricity per kWh (kilowatt hour - the standard measure of energy used) can differ a lot between different suppliers. That difference might only be a few pence per kWh used, but over a month or quarter, that could build into a more substantial amount.

Here's some tips to help keep your electricity bills down:
  • Switch to energy saving light-bulbs throughout the house
  • Turn off lights and appliances when you're not in the room
  • Choose paperless-billing from your supplier
  • Consider a dual fuel tariff
  • Opt for A-rated appliances
  • Ensure your house is well insulated and has double glazing
  • Put draught excluders at the bottom of any drafty doors
  • Turning your thermostat down just 1 degree can help by around £75 a year according to the Energy Saving Trust

While these are all great tips, and are likely to help with the energy usage in your home, comparing different suppliers each year could highlight if there are cheaper options out there for you, as tariffs change quite regularly.  If you're looking for a quick snapshot on where the best offers might be, we've put together a best-buy table.

When changing supplier, your pipes and meters all stay the same, it's only the company you pay each month (and possibly the amount you pay) that will differ.

No-nonsense electricity price comparison

Finding out if you could land lower electricity prices is easy with our comprehensive comparison tool. Just enter your details once and we’ll search all major electricity suppliers, including British Gas, E.ON, npower, Scottish and Southern Energy, Scottish Power, EDF Energy and more.

On your results page you’ll see all your available tariffs in one place, ranked as they should be – starting with the cheapest. When it’s this easy to compare electricity prices, there’s no reason not to give it a try today.
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