collective switching

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Surrey joins forces with councils nationwide to drive down energy bills

Surrey has joined forces with councils nationwide in a bid to help drive down energy bills. Already more than 6,000 people have registered for the county council’s switch and save scheme. Now the authority has teamed up with more than 60 councils to make the most of their collective clout. It means they will potentially … Continue reading

MP Dominic Raab supports Surrey’s switch and save scheme

Esher and Walton MP Dominic Raab has offered his support for Surrey County Council’s switch and save scheme, calling it “a great practical idea”. To read Mr Raab’s comments, follow this link. They come after Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Ed Davey backed the initiative that allows households and businesses to bulk … Continue reading

Energy Secretary backs Surrey’s switching scheme

Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Ed Davey has backed Surrey County Council’s scheme to help people cut the cost of their energy bills. Mr Davey’s support came as the number of people registering for the authority’s switch and save initiative topped 2,700. People can register online until 25 February by providing contact … Continue reading

People urged to join scheme to cut energy bills

With a cold snap gripping the country, people are being urged to sign up to a scheme to help cut the cost of heating and lighting. Surrey County Council’s ‘switch and save’ initiative aims to drive down the cost of people’s next annual energy bill by as much as £200 by negotiating a group deal … Continue reading

BBC Surrey interviews Cabinet Member about energy switching scheme

Cabinet Member for Change and Efficiency Denise Le Gal was interviewed by BBC Surrey’s Mark Carter about Surrey County Council’s new collective energy switching scheme, which aims to bring homes and businesses together to drive down the cost of gas and electricity. Audio courtesy of BBC Surrey

Council helping to slash up to £7.5 million from energy bills

After striking a blow for consumers over doorstep energy selling, Surrey County Council is launching a campaign to slash up to £7.5 million from electricity and gas bills. The big six utility firms stopped cold calling after the council’s trading standards team successfully prosecuted Scottish and Southern Energy for using door to door sellers to … Continue reading


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