People justice

As Lady Gaga flew into Super Bowl LI after singing "This Land Is Your Land", the contrast could not be much bigger to the time Woody Guthrie penned the original song.  Time may have passed and fashions may have changed, however the underlying principles have remained...

Support homeless people and become owner of your own energy company

This week we are excited to introduce to you one of our two charity partners – Social Bite. We have chosen to work with two charities supporting homeless people.  We are aware that, while we help customers get a fair deal on their gas and electricity, some don’t even...

Why have we chosen to crowdfund?

In these final days of President Obama's administration it reminds us of how it started.  People believing they could make a difference.  A grass roots campaign, a movement, a crowd. Here at People's Energy we believe we can change the energy industry for the better....

5 options – how to get the best energy deal

What is the best way to get the best energy deal? Many of us can’t be bothered, feels like a hassle that gives very little return. What are my options? What should I switch to? In this blog we lay out 5 options for you

Sleeping ‘rough’ to give homes to the homeless

‘Sleeping rough’…  was it really that rough? Last night c. 300 of us slept (or not) outside in Edinburgh, to support Social Bite’s project to build a village for homeless people. It felt like a good thing to do and, at the same time, it was humbling to think that each...

What would it be like if you owned your own gas and electricity company?

What would it be like if you owned your own gas and electricity company?    When I was telling my hairdresser about the company we are starting up her comment was, ‘Sure, energy, it’s something we all need. Absolutely!’. My first thought was – ‘Yeah right, that’s a...