Number of households opting to switch suppliers rose by 15% in 2015

The number of households that have decided to switch their energy supplier in order to save energy and money has risen by 15% throughout 2015, a recent report by Ofgem has been able to find.

The energy market regulator said that 6.1m gas and electricity accounts had been transferred during the year – about 800,000 more than in 2014. Households who decided to switch have managed to achieve some significant savings, as the average switcher’s dual fuel saving was £337 over the last three months of 2015. For 10% of people, savings were as high as £567 a year.

“It’s encouraging to see switching levels at their highest level for four years,” said Ofgem’s Rachel Fletcher.

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