When it comes to keeping energy bills down, finding the right energy suppliers is key to finding the best deals.
There are around 30 different energy suppliers in the UK, each with a baffling range of tariffs to compare. At First Utility, we try to make life easier, so we keep things straightforward and affordable.
Find the best energy tariff for you
We’ve got four low-cost tariffs. Pick whichever suits your lifestyle and switch to start making the most of long-term fixed rates and useful extras. Simple as.
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All our plans offer price rise protection and plenty of perks. Whichever takes your fancy, you’ll save year-round with our low unit costs and additional discounts.
Switch energy suppliers and save money
Millions of Brits switch energy suppliers each year, and when you look at the cost savings, it’s easy to see why. The average annual energy bill comes to about £1,250 on the highest tariffs. By switching energy suppliers, you can make savings of up to £350 a year.
Standard tariffs are the worst offenders when it comes to highest energy prices. It’s easy to get caught out by an automatic move to a standard tariff when your fixed plan ends. In fact, 60% of Brits are currently signed up to a standard tariff, whether or not they realise it.
By switching energy suppliers, you can save money and take advantage of bonus features. Save the most by joining the savvy 47% of people switching who choose a smaller company, like First Utility.
Switching to First Utility
If you want to switch to First Utility, you can sign up online or call us on 01926 320 700. Our phone line’s open Monday to Friday between 8am and 8pm and on Saturday between 9am and 4pm.
Switching energy suppliers is easy and hassle-free. The entire process takes less than three weeks – and that includes the 14-day cooling-off period. Once you’ve signed up, we’ll take care of everything from contacting your current energy suppliers to getting your switch date sorted.
Save more with a smart thermostat
Sure, you can save money with a fantastic energy tariff and by adjusting your central heating manually. But you can save more with a smart thermostat. This nifty device links up with an app on your phone so you can control your heating remotely. It’s perfect for warming the house up before everyone gets home on a chilly evening. The best part is, it learns from your behaviour. After you’ve done the same routine for a while, your smart thermostat will start doing it for you. It still checks for changes in case you develop a new schedule. This clever approach saves enormous amounts of energy, making energy usage greener and saving you money.
How do bills and payments work with First Utility?
It’s simple to budget when you’re with First Utility. You get monthly statements in paper or digital format. Unlike the quarterly energy statements issued by other suppliers, monthly bills make it easier to keep an eye on things. You can monitor usage and make changes to keep your energy bills as low as possible. Some of our plans have a paperless discount. If you’re okay with managing your account online, you can save £24 annually.
The easiest way to pay bills is by Direct Debit. If you choose to pay this way, you can arrange a monthly payment and then you’ll receive our Direct Debit discount. This saves you £3 per fuel per month. So if you have both gas and electricity, you’ll save £72 a year. There’s no obligation, though. You can also pay bills online with a credit or debit card, through your online banking, by cheque or by cash and cheque at any bank.
Who is my energy supplier?
If you’ve just moved into a new home and don’t know who your energy supplier is, there are a few ways of finding out. If you haven’t already, speak to the estate agent, landlord or previous occupant as they might be able to help. Check the post as existing energy suppliers may have sent letters addressed to ‘The Occupier’ if they were informed of the move. When you still can’t find out, it’s time to call the experts.
To find out who supplies your gas, call the Meter Number Helpline on 0870 608 1524.
To find out who supplies your electricity, call your local electricity distribution line:
|North Scotland||0345 026 2554|
|Central and South Scotland||0330 101 0300|
|North East England||0845 601 3268|
|North West England||0870 751 0093|
|Eastern England||0845 601 5467|
|Southern England||0845 026 2554|
|South West England, South Wales, West & East Midlands||0845 601 5972|
|South East England||0845 601 5467|
|London||0845 601 5467|
|Yorkshire||0845 070 7172|
|Merseyside, Cheshire, North Shropshire & North Wales||0330 101 0300|
Why choose First Utility?
Bringing fair prices and fair practice to the energy industry is what First Utility is all about. We actively lobby the government and Ofgem to improve market regulations. It’s this passion that’s taken us to where we are today. We’re one of the cheapest energy suppliers and we’re constantly working to keep prices low and service high.
Our customers have saved over £500m by switching to us.
Other benefits include:
- Fixed rates
- Direct Debit discount of up to £72 per year
- Paperless billing discount on some plans
- Monthly statements
- Discounted boiler and central heating cover
- Discounted broadband internet
Watch our video to see how easy it is to switch your energy supply to First Utility.
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