The sheer variety of different energy tariffs available to customers can be enough to give anyone a headache! Energy companies love to throw complicated words at customers when talking about all the different options they offer.
There are three main factors that determine the quality of your energy deal:
- The type of tariff you’re on – see below
- The type of meter – standard, two-rate (Economy 7 or 10), smart or prepaid
- The supplier – which energy provider you sign up with
We can help you to cut through the jargon so that you can understand exactly what it is that you need, and get you the best deal based on those needs.
Standard (or variable) tariff
On this tariff your unit prices are not fixed – they can either go up or down. This means that you have no protection against any rises in energy rates during the period of your contract. When you move house you will inherit the supplier of the previous tenant, and you will automatically be placed on their standard plan. This is generally the most expensive tariff a supplier offers.
Fixed rate tariffs
A fixed rate tariff means that you’ll pay the same price per unit of gas and electricity for the period of your contract. This can help protect you from energy price hikes. With energy companies lifting prices regularly, we recommend going with a fixed tariff to protect you from price rises.
Dual fuel tariffs
A duel fuel tariff means that you use the same supplier for both your electricity and gas. Many suppliers will offer discounts to encourage customers to sign up for both electricity and gas, and Please Connect Me has access to the best deals as they hit the market.
Contact us now and let one of our Connections Experts help you find out if you’re on the right tariff. If you’re not, we can definitely save you money, and the time to make any changes.