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    • lloydyyy
    • By lloydyyy 27th Jul 18, 2:12 PM
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    Switch or stay?
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    • 27th Jul 18, 2:12 PM
    Switch or stay? 27th Jul 18 at 2:12 PM
    Looking for some advice on switching suppliers. I've been with npower for a while and changed to their standard tariff after my fixed tariff ended, but I've been stuck on their standard tariff for a while because there was a massive balls-up with my electricity meter details on the national database; I was listed as having a prepayment meter instead of a credit meter. The issue has recently been resolved and I'm now looking to switch.

    My DD is set to 60 a month because of the standard tariff but npower has a fixed deal which I might consider and it saves me the hassle of switching:
    • Broker Exclusive Fix August 2019
    • Fixed until 31 Aug 2019
    • 60 exit fee
    • 30 a month
    Or there's tarfifs from other suppliers:

    Ebico (no recent reviews and older reviews aren't encouraging)
    • Zero Green Fixed
    • No exit fee
    • Fixed for 12 months
    • 28 a month
    Avro (customer service has apparently slipped)
    • Simple and Glory
    • Fixed for 12 months
    • No exit fee
    • 30 a month
    Green Network (no recent reviews and older reviews are somewhat encouraging)
    • GNE 12 Month Tracker
    • Variable
    • No exit fee
    • 31 a month
    Tonik (customer service has apparently slipped)
    • 2 Year Renewable Fix
    • Fixed for 24 months
    • No exit fee
    • 31 a month
    Bristol Energy
    • Bristol Energy Fixed to July 2019 Issue 9 Paperless billing
    • Fixed until 31 Jul 2019
    • No exit fee
    • 32 a month
    Bulb (great customer service but tariff is most expensive)
    • Vari-Fair
    • Variable
    • No exit fee
    • 34 a month
    Last edited by lloydyyy; 27-07-2018 at 2:15 PM.
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    • lloydyyy
    • By lloydyyy 7th Aug 18, 7:51 PM
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    lloydyyy
    I'm aware that a fixed tariff means fixed unit prices and not the DD amount but thanks for the info


    To be honest, I've found comparing tariffs a bit of a minefield. Should I opt for a dual-fuel tariff and then choose a variable or fixed tariff? Or perhaps separate suppliers but then variable or fixed tariffs? And then there's exit fees. Seems to be so many things to take into account.
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