Cromer

Still time to Switch and Save

Just Regional
Oct 30, 2013 2 mins read

People in North Norfolk are being given an extra month to cut their gas and electricity bills by signing up to an energy-saving programme.

North Norfolk District Council’s Switch and Save scheme has been extended to November 18, giving more the chance to sign up. We all know that gas and electricity costs are soaring and energy switching is one way individual households can reduce those costs. The council is delighted to be able to offer a second opportunity for people in North Norfolk to register for the Big Switch and Save,” said John Lee Cabinet Member for Environmental Services.

In North Norfolk’s first round of the scheme, launched in March, 2,796 households registered, with more than 70% of households able to save money. Of the 2,796 people, 46% were able to save more than £50 a year, and 23% up to £50 a year. Households saving through the programme experienced an average annual saving of £126, with an even higher average annual saving of £226 for dual fuel customers.

A new collective switching tariff is anticipated to be ready in time for the energy auction, and that it will result in better offers for customers switching suppliers. The Big Switch and Save scheme is open for registration for anyone who missed out the first time, or who might be able to increase savings on their gas and electricity bills.

Registration is quick and simple. A bill or a statement from your energy supplier including the energy you used last year, or estimated usage for the year ahead, is all that is needed.

Residents can register through the Big Switch and Save website www.bigswitchandsave.co.uk.A helpline is also available on 0800 0488285.

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