Trying to work out which energy tariff you should go for can be a difficult and confusing decision to make. But if you did know what to look for and how to get a bigger discount then you could compare gas and electricity prices with our comparison table.
Start by comparing the tariff. There are many to choose from such as variable, fixed, discount, capped, online and green.
Gas and electricity tariffs are charged per kWh.
The main two are variable were the prices can change, they can go up or down, and there is fixed or capped you pay a fixed or capped rate for a certain amount of time.
Most people will opt for the variable tariff, but if you were to opt for a fixed rate you would know what the price will be for the next 12 months.
Consumers should also consider Economy 7 when looking at electricity tariffs as it can reduce you electricity costs dramatically. Economy 7 is an off peak tariff were you are offered lower rates for certain times of the day.
Check the rates or kWh rate which is price per unit. This is the standing charge for both gas and electricity. Use this information to compare all companies in your area.
When you have used out comparison table and chosen you energy supplier you will need to compare electricity prices directly with them. Just go to their website and enter your personal details and they will do the rest. It will only take a few minutes to get a quotation and see if your current supplier is offering you a good deal or not.
Compare energy tariffs from leading energy suppliers with our gas and electricity comparison table.