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Households can cut energy costs by nearly £550,000

Nearly £550,000 is set to be clawed back by Surrey households on the annual cost of energy thanks to the county council’s help. More than 11,000 people joined the authority’s switch and save scheme to tackle rising fuel bills. They linked up with more than 150,000 people nationwide to use their collective clout to negotiate … Continue reading

10,000 sign up for Surrey scheme to slash energy costs

The number of people registering for a scheme to slash heating and light costs has smashed through the 10,000 barrier. With under a week left to sign up, 10,030 have joined Surrey’s switch and save initiative to cut the cost of fuel bills. They will be added to bill-payers registering for schemes run by more than … Continue reading

Surrey features in Guardian debate on cutting energy bills

Surrey County Council Cabinet Member for Change and Efficiency Denise Le Gal and Senior Category Specialist Barry Purdy participated in an online debate organised by the Guardian about local energy saving schemes. They highlighted the council’s switch and save initiative to cut gas and electricity bills. To view the debate, follow this link. To register for … Continue reading

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

Up to 160 people a day register for energy switching scheme

Up to 160 people a day have been registering for a scheme to help people cut the cost of heating and lighting. More than 4,000 people have now signed up to Surrrey County Council’s switch and save initiative, which uses people’s combined buying power to negotiate cheaper energy bills. Surrey’s scheme, which has been backed by … 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

Surrey leader launches scheme to slash energy bills

A new scheme to help people slash around £200 a year from their energy bills has been launched. The ‘switch and save’ scheme was officially unveiled by Surrey County Council leader David Hodge at today’s Full Council meeting. It comes after E.ON became the last of the major energy companies to push up prices when … 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


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