Energylinx UK Energy Industry News Service
August 20, 2009
British Gas launch Websaver 4
British Gas today launched WebSaver 4 as a direct replacement to WebSaver 3 and at the same time took pole position in the standard customer best price position in three areas of the UK.
The new British Gas WebSaver 4 tariff has the following features:
- This tariff is available to credit meter customers in all regions, and is available to new and existing consumers.
- All credit pay methods are accepted
- A guaranteed discount period is offered, with a minimum 6% discount against our standard tariff prices until 30th November 2010.
- Whether prices go up, down or remain the same, WebSaver 4 will be a minimum 6% below the standard tariff rates.
Energylinx has carried out analysis of the entire market and the following applies:
|DNO Area||British Gas WebSaver4||Cheapest Dual Fuel Deal||Cheapest Supplier|
|East Midlands||£984.88||£964.90||EDF Energy|
|based on 3,300 kWhs of electricity and 20,500 kWhs of gas per annum, paying by monthly direct debit, courtesy www.energylinx.com 20th Aug 2009.|
Energylinx would encourage all customers to carry out a free impartial energy comparison by calling 0800 849 7077 or clicking either of the links below before selecting any tariff as individual circumstances could mean a radically different supplier than noted in the above table.
August 17, 2009
first:utility launch Smart Dual fuel online saver V1
first:utility has launched Smart Dual fuel online saver V1 in two distribution areas, Midlands Electricity and East Midlands Electricity.
Smart Dual fuel online saver V1 is available to dual fuel (gas and
electricity) customers only. There is not an option for gas or electricity only
Smart Dual fuel online saver V1 is available as online account with monthly direct debit payment only.
Customers selecting Smart Dual fuel online saver v1 will have a Smart Meter installed by first:utility. There is no charge for this but it does mean that if customers leave first:utility within the first two years they will be required to pay an early termination fee of £
50 per fuel.
The key features of Smart Dual fuel online saver V1 are:
The Gas service must not be on an IGT (Independent Gas Transporter) network
The Electricity service must have a profile class of 01 i.e. the customer must be on a single rate tariff at the point of registration
The customer must own the property where the services are located
Credits will not be provided to customers who export energy, but these customers can be acquired if they accept this
The current electricity meter must not be prepayment.
The current gas meter must not be prepayment.
The customer must have a mobile phone and be able to provide a valid email address that will be used for customer communications including billing.
The MPAN requested by the customer must not have a related MPAN
The services must not already be on supply with us, this is for new customers only.
The customer must pass our credit check process
The registered MPAN / MPRN must be energized
Energylinx has this new tariff live across all platforms ready for immediate signup.
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