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 Ready to knock your savings goal out of the park? Give us 5 mins of your time and we’ll hunt down the cheapest deals from household-name suppliers.

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What can you do to beat rising energy prices?

Prices are at record highs and cheap fixed deals are harder to come by. But you don’t have to take it lying down. 

Read our one-stop guide to today’s energy market and we’ll walk you through all your options.  

How to switch energy supplier and save money

We’ll handle your switch and it’ll be sorted within 21 days. Your job? Sit back, relax and count your savings.

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Quick and simple

Get a quote in minutes by telling us your postcode and your energy usage

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We’ll search for savings

Compare the best deals in the market to find the right deal for you – then save by switching 

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Switch, save, relax

Once you’ve started your switch you won’t need to do a thing – the suppliers take care of everything.



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Show your energy bills who’s boss

  • We’ll keep an eye on prices3. So you don’t have to
  • We’ll give you a heads up when it’s time to switch and save. Again and again
  • Switching is the best way to beat price rises
  • Another way we’re helping you save a lot by doing very little
3Excludes NI, CI & IOM.




How energy switching works

Once you’ve confirmed your switch, you’ll be moved over to your new supplier within 21 days. Here’s how it works:

  • Compare energy deals with us: It only takes a few minutes to find a cheap energy deal and confirm your switch. 
  • 14-day guarantee: Once you’ve done that, there’s a 14-day ‘cooling off’ period. You can cancel the switch free of charge during this time if you change your mind.
  • Your switch will be done in 21 days: The Energy Switch Guarantee means your new supplier will handle the process and you’ll be switched over within 21 days. 

Your new energy supplier will get in touch with your old supplier and agree a switch date. They’ll tell you when this will be.

Your new supplier will also get in touch with you around the time of the switch to ask for a meter reading. They pass this on to your old supplier, so they can send you a final bill.

Energy switches happen in the background, so there’s no impact on your gas and electricity supply. You won’t need any new pipes, there won’t be any digging or drilling, and your energy won't be cut off.

Your new supplier takes care of all the admin too, so you can relax. To put your mind at ease, we’ll keep you in the loop at every stage of your switch.

To change provider, you’ll just need:

  • Your postcode
  • A recent energy bill
  • Your bank details, if you want to pay by direct debit 





Why should I switch energy supplier?

Switching to a new energy tariff is a quick and easy way to slash your bills.

If you’ve been with your supplier for a while, it’s likely that you’re overpaying for your gas and electricity. On top of that, recent changes to the energy price cap mean that millions of households on standard tariffs saw their bills go up in April. 

The good news is that only takes a few minutes to run a comparison and take control of your energy bills. Better still, sign up for alerts with Energy Monitor and we'll keep an eye on prices and let you know when to switch again5.

5 Excludes NI, CI & IOM


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Don’t take price rises lying down

We’re constantly looking for better energy deals for you, and we can help you save even more than the price cap. Run a quote and lock in a cheaper deal, then think about how you’ll spend that extra cash.

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Whether you run a small business or something much larger, high energy bills can cause your costs to rocket. We’re can help you find the right business energy supplier for you, so you never need to overpay on your business energy again.

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Our expert says

"The electricity and gas we use in our homes is the same used by our neighbours, friends and family, yet so many people pay far more than they should for those identical utilities. Staying on a standard or default tariff year after year is costing households across the UK hundreds of pounds – it only takes a few minutes to run a comparison on MoneySuperMarket and start saving."

- Stephen Murray, head of energy

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Switching to a new energy tariff is a quick and easy step to slash £200* off your bills.

Price caps introduced last year protected around 15 million customers in total from being overcharged for their gas electricity*. Households can reduce their energy bills even further by shopping around for a better deal.

It only takes a few minutes to run a comparison and take control of your energy bills. Plus, sign up for alerts with Energy Monitor and we'll keep an eye on prices and let you know when to switch†.

*Based on savings made by 30% of consumers that applied to switch via MoneySuperMarket, August 2020 – July 2021, with the estimated annual cost adjusted for the October 2021 Ofgem price cap. GB only.

**According to Ofgem statistics correct as of February 2021

† Excludes NI, CI & IOM


You’ll be switched over to your new supplier within three weeks.

Most energy companies in the UK are signed up to the Energy Switch Guarantee, which guarantees that the supplier you’re switching to will handle the process, and that it will be done within 21 days.

There’s also a two-week ‘cooling off’ period, during which you can cancel the switch free of charge.

The cheapest supplier for you depends on where you live, plus how much energy you use. So, what might be the cheapest for someone else, won’t necessarily be the cheapest for you.

That’s why it’s important to run a comparison – telling us some key details about where you live and your energy habits allows us to find the cheapest deals for you.

Once you’ve found a cheap energy deal, you can choose to sign up for alerts with Energy Monitor. We’ll keep an eye on the market and let you know when it’s time to switch - so you never have to overpay again†.

† Excludes NI, CI & IOM

Every single energy supplier in the UK is regulated by Ofgem, the industry regulator. This means that the smaller, lesser-known companies must follow exactly the same rules as the bigger, more established ones. If a company goes bust, you’ll be covered by Ofgem – they’ll ensure your supply isn’t cut off, and they’ll appoint a new supplier to take over your tariff.

When you’re choosing a new energy deal, think about whether to go for dual fuel (where you get both your gas and electricity from the same company) or separate tariffs (where you get gas from one company, and electricity from another). It’s worth checking both options, as the combined price of separate tariffs can sometimes be less than a dual fuel offer.

Think about whether you’d like to go for a fixed deal or a variable deal. Fixed deals can be a bit more expensive at the beginning, but you’ll know that your bills won’t suddenly jump during the fixed term.

The way you pay your bills can also affect the price – you can often get a discount for paying by direct debit, and for managing your account online, with no paper communications.

No. When you’ve chosen a new deal, your new supplier will handle the switching process. They’ll contact you to let you know what date you’ll be transferred over, and they’ll contact you around the switching date to ask for a meter reading. They’ll pass this on to your old supplier so they can send you a final bill. You don’t need to contact your old supplier either - your new supplier will handle it.

Yes. When you close your account with your old supplier, they will send you a final bill. Once this payment has gone out of your account, you should cancel your Direct Debit. If your account is in credit, the supplier should send you the balance.

It only takes a few minutes to compare energy prices, and you could save yourself £200*.

Here's what you need to do to compare energy rates:

  • Start your energy comparison and tell us your postcode, current supplier and energy habits. If you can, use a recent bill for best results
  • Compare energy tariffs from different providers – we’ll show you how much you could save by switching
  • Choose the deal you want
  • Put in a few confirmation details, like your direct debit and contact details
  • Click to confirm, and you’ll be switched within three weeks

It doesn’t matter whether you own or rent your home – you can still compare energy deals and start saving on your bills.

Did you know? Around 15m UK households are on standard variable or default tariffs**, and if you’re one of them, it’s likely you’re paying too much for your energy bills.

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*Based on savings made by 30% of consumers that applied to switch via MoneySuperMarket, August 2020 – July 2021, with the estimated annual cost adjusted for the October 2021 Ofgem price cap. GB only.

**According to Ofgem statistics correct as of September 2019

A dual fuel tariff just means that your gas and electricity comes from the same supplier. You can choose this option when you run an energy comparison online with MoneySuperMarket – just choose ‘Gas & Electricity (Dual Fuel)’ when you start your energy comparison.

Some gas and electricity providers will offer a discount if you switch to a dual fuel tariff – if this applies, it will be shown in the tariff details.

Be aware that the best gas and electricity deal may not be the cheapest option. It’s always recommended that you check the price of buying your gas and electricity separately, too.

Although you can choose to compare dual fuel tariffs with MoneySuperMarket, you can also choose to compare gas prices or to compare electricity prices separately, here’s how:

  • Compare gas only: Simply start your energy comparison and select ‘Just Gas’. If you select just gas, you’ll only compare gas prices and you won’t see any electricity tariffs
  • Compare electricity only: All you need to do is select ‘Just Electricity’ on our energy comparison page. This will show you energy suppliers that have electricity tariffs without gas or dual fuel deals included

Whilst price is important, the best gas and electricity supplier for you might not always be the cheapest.

With MoneySuperMarket’s energy comparison, you can use filters to narrow down your search. Whether you want to find a deal from a supplier that you recognise or are looking for green energy from an environmentally friendly supplier – you can filter your results to suit you.

You might also be looking for good customer service, so we include star ratings to show how happy customers have been with each supplier.

When you switch to a new energy supplier, they’ll write to you to tell you what date you’ll be switched over. They’ll also contact you around the time of the switch to ask for a meter reading, and they’ll pass this on to your old supplier, so that they can send you a final bill.

That’s all you have to do – your new supplier will handle the admin throughout the process.

You won’t need any new pipes, there won’t be any digging or drilling, and there won’t be any interruption to your gas or electricity supply.

In February 2021, Ofgem introduced the latest energy price cap – increasing the previous cap by £96. Around 15 million households who are on standard-variable tariffs will see an increase in their bills from April and people on these tariffs should not assume they’re on a good deal because of the cap.

If you are on a standard-variable tariff, you could save much more by switching to a cheaper fixed rate deal and locking in a better price. There are plenty of fixed rate tariffs available that are cheaper than the new cap.

What’s more, a fixed rate tariff ensures that the cost of your energy stays the same for the length of the deal – usually between one and two years. This means you’re protected against price rises.

It’s worth noting this doesn’t mean your monthly bill will always be the same. The more energy you use the higher your bill will be, but it will go up at the same rate for the duration of your deal.

Comparing energy prices is an easy way to save money on your bills - you could save £200* by switching to a different provider.

It only takes a few minutes to compare energy prices - see how much you could save.

*Based on savings made by 30% of consumers that applied to switch via MoneySuperMarket, August 2020 – July 2021, with the estimated annual cost adjusted for the October 2021 Ofgem price cap. GB only.

Smart meters send details of your energy usage directly to your supplier. The smart meter display also tells you how much energy you’re using and how much it is costing you at any given point.

Smart meters ensure you get an accurate bill and the display unit could help you to work out how to reduce your consumption and cut your bills - but they won’t save you money automatically.

The best way to save money is still by switching supplier. Lots of the top deals now require you to agree to a smart meter anyway, so you can save some money today and be confident that your bills will be accurate once your switch is complete.

Cut through the jargon and get help understanding your energy bills. The key things to be aware of are:

  • Your tariff: your bill will show you the name of your tariff
  • Comparison rate: this highlights how much your tariff costs, so you can compare the rate
  • Energy consumption: how much electricity or gas you’ve used in kilowatt hours (kWh)
  • Terms and conditions: this is where you’ll find details such as any notice period, the conditions of your current price plan and everything else

Our energy saving tips show you how to save electricity and gas in the home. These tips include:

  • Turn off anything left on standby
  • Turn down your heating or install a smart thermostat
  • Buy energy efficient appliances
  • Install a new boiler
  • Wash your clothes at lower temperatures
  • Invest in double glazing
  • Insulate your roof and/or walls

We think it’s important for you to have all the information you need to make your home as energy efficient as possible, so you can save on your household bills.

Here are some organisations that offer advice and support with energy efficiency:

We’re an accredited site under the Ofgem Confidence Code. This is a code of practice that governs how price comparison websites work. Because we’re accredited, we have to follow strict rules about how we do business, to make sure that the process of switching your energy supplier is as easy, reliable and reassuring as possible for you.

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You could save hundreds of pounds by switching your gas and electricity to a cheaper tariff through MoneySuperMarket.

We help you compare prices from all the energy suppliers in the UK, so you can find the cheapest deals in the market.

It only takes a few minutes to find a cheaper energy deal.  All you have to do is answer some simple questions, and we'll show you tariffs and offers from all the energy companies. We’ll also show you how much you could save by switching to each tariff, to help you choose the best one for you.

We can help you switch to tariffs from most companies directly through MoneySuperMarket.  Just click the green button, answer a few more questions, and you’re done.

If you’d prefer to talk to someone, you can call us on 0800 177 7087. We can answer any questions you might have, and even switch you to a new deal over the phone.

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MoneySuperMarket is an energy comparison site that helps you to save money by checking if there’s a cheaper gas or electricity tariff available to you.

We’re accredited by the Ofgem Confidence Code, which governs how energy comparison sites work. This means we’re bound to strict rules about how we do business, to make sure that switching energy is easy, reliable and reassuring for you.

Like most energy comparison sites, we’re paid a fee each time someone switches tariffs. Find out more about how MoneySuperMarket works.

MoneySuperMarket gives you lots of clever ways to save a lot, by doing very little.

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So how do we make our money? In a nutshell, when you use us to buy a product, we get a reward from the company you’re buying from.

But you might have other questions. Do we provide access to all the companies operating in a given market? Do we have commercial relationships or ownership ties that might make us feature one company above another?

We commit to providing you with clear and informative answers on all points such as this, so we have gathered the relevant information on this page.

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