Who can supply electricity?
All electricity supplier companies must have a licence from the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem). One of the licence conditions is that an electricity supplier must produce codes of practice on:
Although the codes of practice are not legally enforceable, they will be useful when negotiating with an electricity supplier and any breach should be reported to energywatch (see under heading Complaints).
Choosing an electricity supplier
You can change your electricity supplier if you wish. If you are considering changing your electricity supplier you should be aware that the pricing structures, services offered and policies will differ between the different electricity suppliers.You should carefully check the information and contracts of the competing electricity suppliers, and compare these to your current terms, to make sure that you choose the best deal for your needs.
You should find out:
Dual fuel offers
Dual fuel is the supply of gas and electricity by the same Electricity supplier. Some gas and electricity suppliers are licensed separately by Ofgem to supply customers with both fuels. Some electricity suppliers will supply both fuels under one contract, while others will give one contract for gas and another for electricity.
Suppliers who make dual offers will often give a discount off the total bill as they can make administrative savings by issuing combined bills and collecting combined payments. However, this does not necessarily mean that the cost of gas and electricity
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