12th Dec, 2019

Alcester and Studley residents given chance to save on their gas bills

Ross Crawford 17th Sep, 2019

RESIDENTS in Alcester and Studley have a chance to save on their gas and electricity bills as Warwickshire County Council opens up registration for its fifth energy bill reverse auction.

So far householders across the county using ‘Switch and Save Warwickshire’ have collectively saved £518,423 by joining the scheme.

It’s run through expert provider iChoosr which negotiates competitive prices with energy companies on behalf of local residents.

Residents register their interest in the scheme before a competitive process to find the best deal for the whole group.

Those taking part will then be given a personalised offer showing how much could be saved by switching.

Households that register can then consider their offer before deciding whether or not to switch suppliers. There is no charge to join the scheme.

The county’s deputy leader Councillor Peter Butlin, the portfolio holder for finance and property, said: “This is fantastic news and demonstrates our ongoing commitment to work with partners and other organisations to improve the quality of life for all, particularly some of our more vulnerable residents who worry about the costs of heating their homes.”

Residents who want to take part in this fantastic initiative should visit www.warwickshire.gov.uk/switchandsave

They will need to have their latest energy bill handy. Registration opened on August 13 and individual offers will be posted or emailed to residents from Monday, October 21, 2019.

Alternatively call the Big Community Switch on 0800 048 8285 or sign up directly at https://warwickshire.ichoosr.com

The Team from Warwickshire Switch and Save and Act On Energy are offering a number of face-to-face ‘Bring your bill’ events around the county.

They’ll be at Stratford Library on Tuesday, September 10 and Alcester Library on Wednesday, September 11. both sessions run from 10am to 2pm.

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