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*Customers who registered at first-utility.com to one of our one year fixed term tariffs between 1 October and 31 December 2016 saved an average of £166 when compared to the average Big Six Standard Variable Tariff at the average energy usage for a medium household.

Campaigning for change blog

Brits trapped on worst Big Six energy tariffs have overspent £7 billion in the last 3 years

Joanne Murefu | 14 March, 2017

First Utility research reveals that British households have spent a shocking £7 billion more than they...

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Broken energy market leaves most vulnerable in the cold

Sarah Donnelly | 17 November, 2016

At First Utility, we’ve long known the Big Six were overcharging loyal customers. So it came as no...

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Figures reveal Yorkshire is overspending on energy by a shocking £355m

Sarah Donnelly | 17 October, 2016

overspending on energy bills has become a chronic problem in Yorkshire, costing the region a combined...

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TV dragon to fire up people of Yorkshire into saving a packet on their energy

Sarah Donnelly | 11 October, 2016

Figures reveal combined energy overspend across Yorkshire and The Humber is a shocking £355m. Dragon’s...

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First Utility statement re Ofgem

Sarah Donnelly | 3 August, 2016

Ofgem response to CMA: proposals will not protect disengaged consumers overpaying by billions on their...

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First Utility responds to CMA

Sarah Donnelly | 10 March, 2016

First Utility, the UK’s largest independent energy provider, welcomes the CMA’s proposed remedies...

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More campaigning success - No more hidden tariffs!

Sarah Donnelly | 3 December, 2015

We recently highlighted a practice in the industry which exposed a loop hole in the regulations and allowed...

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First Utility calls for variable tariffs to be scrapped to help cut the £3.4 billion that the UK overpays for energy

Sarah Donnelly | 8 October, 2015

Up to 70% of Big Six customers are currently on a standard variable tariff, and are overpaying by an...

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First Utility raises as much as £100,000 for the NSPCC which could help 25,000 children to speak to ChildLine

Sarah Donnelly | 6 October, 2015

We are pleased to announce that our spring fundraising campaign for the NSPCC is set to raise more than...

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Shell Energy Europe and First Utility Team Up To Launch Shell Branded Energy Offering For Households in Germany

Sarah Donnelly | 30 September, 2015

First Utility, one of the UK’s largest and fastest growing independent energy providers, and Shell...

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