- Energy prices

Energy Price Comparison Sites

As the cost of electricity and gas has risen we find our home energy bills spiralling up. There will be a limit to how much you can reduce your energy usage so the next thing to do is to cut the price that you pay for each unit of energy you use. This is where the price comparison websites come in. There are plenty of sites that offer this service. Don't worry though, we have done the hard work and list here the main providers of this service, along with a few of our own comments. If you find that one works particularly well (or badly) for you, please do let us know so that we can incorporate your feedback.

Energylinx is a privately owned Scottish based company. Whilst Energylinx does provide analysis to many energy companies allowing them to set their prices in line with the entire industry, no supplier has any stake in Energylinx. The company claims that at least 10% of customers who switched energy supplier or tariff via Energylinx gained a saving of between £276.34 and £1,412.95 during the period 1 September 2008 and 31 October 2008.

Unravelit.com is an independent and impartial online service that helps you make the right choices for your energy, insurance and financial needs. The service is clear and simple to use. It is designed so that customers can identify significant savings in just a few minutes and switch supplier with the minimum of hassle. 

uSwitch is owned by US company, The E.W. Scripps Company, which also runs upmystreet.com. USwitch has been ranked the Number 1 Website in the 'Business and Finance – Utilities' category throughout 2006 and 2007 by Hitwise. They claim that the average household could save £325 on their energy bills if they changed supplier. Click here to find out how much you could save.
energyhelpline.com is an independent price comparison service which provides customers with fast, free and friendly advice on their best gas and electricity deal. It compares all major suppliers in the UK to help you find your best deal, and then takes all the hassle out of switching with their simple online forms.
TheEnergyShop.com helps people to make better-informed decisions. It compiles and shows you all the data so that you have the information that you need to make the right decision for you. They don’t care which supplier you switch to; they just care that you switch to the best supplier for you. If you do decide to switch using their service then you’ll find it is simple, quick and secure. Filling in the application form takes only 5 minutes and your details are secured using the latest SSL encryption technology.