How to switch energy supplier

With rising energy bills YES Energy Solutions wants to help you switch energy supplier if you could be accessing a cheaper deal elsewhere.

What you need to switch energy supplier

Firstly you will need to gather and have the following information at hand:

  • Your postcode
  • The name of your current supplier
  • The name of your current energy tariff
  • Your annual energy usage or costs

The best way to find your energy supplier is on your most recent energy bill, if you don’t receive paper bills you can log into your account online.

Which comparison sites to use to switch energy supplier

To find out what you can save, visit an Ofgem government approved comparison website.

Ofgem approved companies:

You will be able to compare the prices of different energy tariffs from various suppliers.

What else to consider when switching energy supplier

When weighing up your options there are multiple things to consider as well as the costs, these may include:

  • Whether the energy supplier is environmentally friendly
  • Whether there is an exit fee in the contract
  • If you are able to get cashback or other free incentives as a part of your switch offer
  • If there is a switching guarantee that helps you switch with confidence

Finally you need to confirm your contract and payment method, then your supplier will contact you with a switching date which can take up to 21 days to complete.

Often paying by direct debit is the most affordable option of payment.

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