With news reports showing that 75 per cent of British families are still on expensive standard electricity and gas tariffs, Peterborough residents are being urged to see how much they could save by switching to Peterborough Energy.
On average, residents have saved £233 by choosing Peterborough Energy to supply their gas and electricity on a dual fuel Fixed tariff. Formed by Peterborough City Council and award winning national supplier OVO Energy, Peterborough Energy aims to save residents money by offering competitively priced, fair tariffs.
More than 900 people have now signed up to the tariff, delivering cumulative savings of more than £200,000.
One such person is Gary, 52, from Werrington. He recently switched to Peterborough Energy and could be in line to save £456 on his energy bills in one year - almost £40 a month.
Paulina, from Glinton also switched, potentially saving £180. Paulina has switched regularly in the past but was pleasantly surprised to find that she could save even more with Peterborough Energy.
She said: “The process was very simple, one of the best switching experiences I’ve had, I’m impressed that I could still save despite switching regularly.
“I was also able to set up monthly reminders to submit regular meter readings which means I keep my bills accurate and in line with the energy I’ve used.”
Councillor John Holdich, Leader of Peterborough City Council, said: "With Christmas just around the corner, people are more focused on money than ever, and many don't realise just how easy it is to switch energy providers and save some money on their bills.
"Residents will be receiving a letter from me about Peterborough Energy which explains exactly what to do. I highly recommend that people take note of this and see how much they could save."
As a further incentive to switch, Peterborough Energy will be rewarding its 1000th customer with a £230 voucher to spend at Queensgate.
Peterborough Energy is Peterborough's own energy plan. It is exclusively available for residents within the Peterborough City Council boundary.
Peterborough Energy customers benefit from:
- On average, potential savings of £233 on pay monthly tariffs
- An Interest Reward of three per cent on all credit balances
- No exit fees
- Hassle-free switching
- Award winning customer service from supply partner OVO Energy, Supplier of the Year in the uSwitch Energy Awards 2014
- A Refer A Friend scheme where you and a friend can claim a £20 Amazon voucher each
- City residents with pre-payment meters can also generate potential savings with Peterborough Energy PAYG.
For more information or to switch, see visit the Peterborough Energy website or call 0800 408 6706 for pay monthly customers or 0800 408 6710 for Pay As You Go.