345,000 customers changed supplier in January as switching trend continues
According to the latest data published today (Wednesday 8 February) by Energy UK, the trend for switching continued in January with another year-on-year increase. Last month, 345,000 customers changed supplier, an increase of 31 percent compared to January 2016.
Smaller suppliers saw a net gain among switchers of 24 percent, with over 100,000 customers switching from larger to small and mid-tier suppliers.
Tina Tietjen, Independent Chair of the Energy Switch Guarantee, said:
“It is encouraging to see that so many people decided to switch supplier in January. There has never been a better time to see which deal is best for you and with the Energy Switch Guarantee, customers can be reassured that the process will be simple, speedy and safe.”