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First Utility: ‘Latest switching data shows consumer engagement still major challenge for energy sector’

Wed, 02/04/2014

First Utility, the fastest growing independent energy company, said today that the industry needs to be doing more to engage consumers on the savings that could be made by switching.

First Utility launches cheapest energy deal on the market

Fri, 14/03/2014

First Utility, the UK’s fastest growing energy company, has launched the cheapest energy tariff...

First Utility announces tariff change

Thu, 13/02/2014

Price Promise continues to guarantee First Utility’s standard variable tariff is cheaper than the Big Six

First Utility slashes charges for all non-direct debit paying customers

Wed, 05/02/2014

Independent energy provider First Utility has today announced it will be cutting charges for all customers not paying by direct debit to just £2 a month, equating to £24 a year. This will come into effect immediately.

First Utility powers title sponsorship of Super League

Tue, 21/01/2014

Super League Europe (SLE) is delighted to announce that independent energy supplier First Utility will become the title sponsor of Rugby League’s elite club competition

First Utility agrees new strategic partnership with Shell

Mon, 09/12/2013

First Utility has agreed on a new strategic partnership with Shell to accelerate growth and support...

First Utility response to Government reform of ECO scheme

Mon, 02/12/2013

Commenting on the announcement regarding the ECO scheme by the Department of Energy and Climate Change today, Ian McCaig, CEO, First Utility said:

first utility recognised in sunday times top track 250

Mon, 21/10/2013

First Utility, the UK’s largest independent energy supplier, has been recognised in this year’s Sunday Times Top Track 250 league table.

first utility challenges 'big six' by pledging no price increases this winter

Fri, 04/10/2013

As consumers prepare to be hit with predicted price hikes from the ‘Big Six’ energy providers within the coming weeks, First Utility is bucking the trend by holding down prices and promising no increases for the whole of this winter.

first utility challenges energy industry to move to one-day switching

Mon, 30/09/2013

Independent energy provider First Utility challenged the energy industry to follow the lead set by...

first utility appoints nspcc as its national charity partner; raises £15,000 in first four months

Tue, 20/08/2013

Leading children’s charity NSPCC has received a donation of more than £15,000 from Warwick-based energy company First Utility.

malcolm harbour, mep, supports first utility’s smart meter push

Fri, 16/08/2013
Malcolm Harbour, Conservative Member of the European Parliament for the West Midlands has underlined his support for the UK’s smart meter rollout, which can help consumers cut their energy use and ultimately lead to lower bills.

heat wave sees energy usage shrink as temperatures soar

Tue, 30/07/2013

This July’s baking weather has led to a 10% decrease in electricity usage compared to the same month...

first utility launches uk’s cheapest energy tariff with no fixed term

Fri, 28/06/2013

New tariff available exclusively through First Utility’s new website

first utility welcomes ofgem action for a fairer wholesale market, but says more still to be done to benefit consumers

Wed, 12/06/2013

First Utility today welcomed action from Ofgem to address the lack of liquidity in the forward wholesale...

first utility appoints siemens to deliver nationwide consumer smart meter programme

Thu, 06/06/2013

First Utility, the UK’s largest independent energy supplier, today announced that it has appointed...

comparing energy usage to similar households can reduce consumption by 7%

Mon, 03/06/2013

Results of a study into energy efficiency released by the Centre of Economic Performance (CEP) have...

rising home energy bills could outstrip mortgages, unless action is taken, first utility warns

Wed, 22/05/2013

First Utility warned today that the inevitability of energy cost increases could mean that some consumers’...

uk together launches national switch day on march 17

Thu, 14/03/2013

“Everyone has the right to switch and save. People could save hundreds of pounds on their home energy bills if they switch together by March 17,” says UK Together.

first utility and british gas to offer innovative collective energy deals for uk together

Mon, 18/02/2013

UK Together launches innovative nationwide collective purchasing initiative that unlocks increasing savings, as more people join.

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