East Riding residents who register for YORSwitch to try to make a saving on their energy bills will receive an instant offer.
More than 47,500 people took part in this successful auction (via East Riding of Yorkshire Council and non-council partners), and as part of the council’s pledge, the electricity tariffs will be 100% renewable which will both save residents money and reduce carbon emissions.
The winning suppliers in this round are So Energy, for dual fuel and electric-only (both online; monthly direct debit); SSE, for dual fuel and electric-only (both paper; monthly direct debit); and E.ON, for pre-payment meter.
Councillor Chris Matthews, the portfolio holder for strategic property and infrastructure at East Riding of Yorkshire Council, said:
“It is great news that these environmentally friendly companies have won the YORSwitch auction in this round, and despite the uncertain times we face because of the pandemic this winter, the YORSwitch team is still here to help the scheme carry on.
“I know that the average savings through the scheme are about £150 per household, and 99% of people who’ve registered with us can be guaranteed to make a saving.”
How YORSwitch works:
- Register for free to express interest online at eastriding.gov.uk/yorswitch or by telephone on (01482) 393939.
- An auction took place on Tuesday, 6 October between suppliers. The winning supplier making the lowest offer was SSE and So Energy. YORSwitch is not affiliated to any supplier.
- Personal offers are sent out from Monday, 26 October based on the specific information provided.
Registration is free and residents are under no obligation to switch.
- If happy with the offer, residents have until midnight on Tuesday, 17 November to accept the personal offer or inform the council so we can switch you.
- East Riding of Yorkshire Council takes care of the entire switch for residents, making the whole thing as smooth and hassle-free as possible.
Registering is straightforward – just visit www.eastriding.gov.uk/yorswitch or call (01482) 393939, if residents do not have access to the internet. It is advised that residents have their latest energy bill to hand when registering.
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