The energy market shifts quickly and the cheapest tariffs are changing all the time. That’s why we’ve compiled the best deals this week for you to choose from. These deals are cheapest in their category, so you know you’re getting the best deal for the type of tariff you’re after.
We’ll update this table every week with the best deals.
Last updated: 2nd April 2019
|Category||Supplier||Tariff||Average Cost||Saving vs Typical Standard Bill*||Fixed or Variable||Fix Period||Cancellation Penalties||Service Rating|
|Cheapest we can sell||Avro Energy||Simple and ePower||£962||£292||Fixed||12 months||£25 per fuel||4|
|Cheapest Green||Shell Energy||Fixed July 2020||£970||£284||Fixed||until 31 July 2020||None||3|
|Cheapest Fixed||Avro Energy||Simple and ePower||£962||£292||Fixed||12 months||£25 per fuel||4|
|Cheapest Long Fix||ENGIE||ENGIE Fixed Sept 21 v5 Paperless||£1,038||£216||Fixed||until 30 Sept 2021||£30 per fuel||4|
|Cheapest Big Six||British Gas||Energy Plus Boiler Cover April 2020||£982||£272||Fixed||until 30 April 2020||£30 per fuel||5|
*Savings calculated against an average bill of £1,254 (average of Big 6 energy suppliers’ monthly direct debit standard tariffs) after 1st April price rise.
1. Source: energyhelpline, last updated 09/04/2019
2. All calculations are for an average usage dual fuel household paying by monthly direct direct on a single rate meter
3. Average usage as defined by Ofgem is 12,000 kWh pa of gas and 3,100 kWh pa of electricity
4. Includes publicly available tariffs that are available in at least 12 of the 14 regions of the UK. Only includes deals we can sell, excluding collective tariffs.
We selected these deals for a single rate (no Economy 7 meter), dual fuel (electricity and gas) customer paying by monthly direct debit. Monthly direct debit is by far the cheapest payment method, so if you can switch to it, we would recommend doing so.
The cheapest tariff for you might also depend on the energy region you’re in and the amount of energy you use. However, these deals will be cheapest for the majority of customers. Run a full comparison for a more detailed breakdown.