YORSwitch October Auction Update

YORSwitch October Auction Update
October 23, 2021

In the YORSwitch October auction suppliers were unable to bid below, or indeed close to, the Ofgem price cap, so there was no winning bid on this occasion.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s YORSwitch team is now in an unusual situation, where its best advice is to not switch to a fixed tariff but roll on to the price cap when your current deal ends.

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Switch And Fix Your Energy Tariff With YORSwitch

Switch And Fix Your Energy Tariff With YORSwitch
August 29, 2021

Registration for the latest YORSwitch round is now open, and residents across the East Riding are being encouraged to switch and fix their energy tariffs.

Since YORSwitch began in 2013, the East Riding of Yorkshire Council scheme has helped more than 36,000 households switch their energy tariffs, with savings of over £7.6 million for East Riding residents. 

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Register For The Latest Round YORswitch And Receive Instant Offer

Register For The Latest Round YORswitch And Receive Instant Offer
October 27, 2020

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.

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YORSwitch Registration Now Open For Spring Auction

YORSwitch Registration Now Open For Spring Auction
May 19, 2020

YORSwitch, the scheme that helps save money on energy bills is still running despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Furthermore, registration is now open for the Spring auction.

The auction takes place on Tuesday, 19 May and in the days following, the winning supplier will be announced.

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YORSwitch Collective Energy Switching Scheme Delivers Savings

YORSwitch Collective Energy Switching Scheme Delivers Savings
June 22, 2018

East Riding residents who signed up for the latest round of the East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s YORSwitch scheme can save an average of £165 each following an auction between energy companies.

The council partnered with iChoosr, the UK’s leading expert in collective energy switching, together were able to deliver bespoke and highly competitive tariffs.

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Man Jailed For Scamming Elderly People Into Buying Double Glazing

Man Jailed For Scamming Elderly People Into Buying Double Glazing
November 14, 2017

A former director of a company which tricked elderly Hull residents into buying double glazing they did not need has received a prison sentence of 12 months, suspended for two years, and total fine of £57,528.

Mohammed Usman, 36, of Highfield Lane, Keighley, who ran Eco Warm Home Improvements Ltd, based at Office 3, Burnett Street, Bradford, admitted negligence causing his company to commit offences under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations between May 2015 and March 2016.

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Residents Offered Market-Leading Rates For Home Energy

Residents Offered Market-Leading Rates For Home Energy
January 25, 2017

Residents are being offered exclusive market-leading rates* for home energy thanks to the power of collective energy switching.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council teamed up with technology partner iChoosr, the UK’s leading expert in collective energy switching, in 2013 and has been able to deliver savings of £3.5million so far for East Riding residents.

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