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Gas and Electricity

Gas and Electricity Guide

Do you want to know more about gas units?  Fair enough.  Energy is one of the biggest household expenses.  You will have noticed energy prices rising rapidly over the past few years.  Knowing more about gas and electricity will enable you to reduce your bill. can help you compare gas prices and switch to the cheapest supplier, which could save you hundreds of pounds. If you’ve got any questions, you can phone our call centre which is UK-based and free to call.

Gas units

One gas unit is exactly equal to 1000 watts of power used for 1 hour.  The price that we pay for gas units is largely dictated by wholesale gas prices.

In 2002, wholesale gas prices began to rise at an unprecedented rate, which forced up the price of gas.   As the world economy has grown, demand has pushed wholesale gas prices through the roof.  The UK’s North Sea fields have declined faster than predicted, so the UK has been forced to import more gas from Europe.  At the same time, the price of oil has risen massively, which has also driven up wholesale gas prices.

It is easy to cut your gas bills with  The UK energy market is very competitive, with 10 major companies offering a variety of different gas tariffs. makes it easy to compare all gas suppliers and switch to a new company online.

•    Gas units: how can I find the best gas tariff?
•    Gas units: compare gas suppliers
•    Gas units: switch online and get cheaper gas

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Gas units: how can I find the best gas tariff?

Do you want to find the cheapest gas units? You can find the best gas deal quickly and easily with  If you were to research all the various gas companies and their numerous tariffs, it would take a very long time.  Fortunately, with’s gas price comparison service, you can find the very best gas deal in minutes.

Gas units: compare gas suppliers

Do you want to pay less for your gas units? In minutes, you can compare ALL gas companies with’s comparison service.  All you have to do is enter some basic details, like your postcode, and our price comparison calculator will show you the cheapest gas companies, based on your specific circumstances.

Gas units: switch online and get cheaper gas

You can switch to a cheap gas supplier in minutes, and beat the energy price rise.  Once you’ve found the company with the best price per gas unit, you can switch using our website.  We will ask for some personal information such as your name and address, and then pass these details securely to your chosen provider.  Your new gas supplier will write to you to confirm your switch.

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