Price cap change helps switching increase by 85%

Published: August 16, 2023

The drop in the standard variable tariff price cap has given energy supplier switching a long-anticipated boost as the month’s total switches reached their highest level since October 2021.

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Smart meter installations pass 21 million since 2012

Published: August 10, 2023

The 21-millionth smart meter installation in Britain took place in July, just five months after the rollout reached 20mn installations since 2012.

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Summer switching blooms 80% year on year

Published: July 19, 2023

Energy supplier switching has continued at higher levels than last year as wholesale energy costs have eased and better deals have become available. There were 172,000 switches completed in June 2023 – 80 percent more than June last year’s 96,000 CoS and 12 percent more than May 2023. According to ElectraLink analysts, the relatively high switching rates were predominantly household switches.

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Smart meter installs up 14% year on year

Published: July 14, 2023

Energy smart meter installations in GB in June increased significantly for the second month in a row. The 209,000 installations events went up by six percent compared to May 2023 and by 14 percent compared to the same month last year.

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Switching stays strong despite 23% dip in May

Published: June 28, 2023

Changes of supplier (CoS) among energy users stayed at a relatively elevated level in May despite seeing a fall from the 18-month high the month before.

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