Save money on your energy bills

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Essex Energy Switch can save you hundreds of pounds a year on your energy bills. Essex residents have already saved nearly £1 million with the Essex Energy Switch.

Essex Energy Switch

Residents can sign-up now for the latest scheme which lets energy companies bid to supply homes for the cheapest price.

A great scheme

The Essex County Council scheme is supported by Epping Forest District Council. Portfolio holder Councillor Gary Waller said: “This is a great scheme which applies the simple principle of economies of scale. Thousands of residents across Essex including Epping Forest have benefited by pooling their buying power together in previous schemes. There is no risk.”

“If your current supplier turns out to be cheaper there is no obligation to switch. On the other hand some customers could stand to save hundreds of pounds a year. Just register your details and let Energy Switch do the rest.”

Energy Switch is a county wide initiative that aims to cut the prices that residents and small businesses pay for gas and electricity. People who wish to take part must register their interest between the start date of 1 December and closing date of 1 February 2016.

The prices offered by energy providers will be calculated based on how many people register and their current usage, so residents really have nothing to lose but a lot to gain.

An unmissable opportunity

Councillor David Finch, Leader of Essex County Council said: “This scheme is an unmissable opportunity, even for those who believe they are already getting the best prices available to them.

“The scheme is completely free and registration will take just 5 minutes. There is no obligation to switch providers following the auction – it really is a win-win for all involved.”

Once the registration period has ended, energy providers will bid against one another and whoever can provide the cheapest energy rate will win the custom of those who have registered.

If registrants will not be saving money by switching, they do not have to switch from their current providers. Participation is completely free and there is no cost to register or switch providers.