People's Energy Blog

Giving you an insight into the energy business

Students: Save money on energy

Staying in private rented accommodation?  Switch your energy supplier immediately.   I was quite naïve when I stayed in private rented accommodation while studying.  To be honest, a lot of my fellow students were.  Had I known that I could have easily switched to a...

Are smaller energy companies safe?

Another smaller energy supplier has gone bust First it was GB Energy a while back (which was bought by Cooperative Energy), then it was Brighter World Energy at the end of 2017, and now Future Energy announced they had ceased trading. What does this mean for...

In the Red? Think about going green!

In light of recent rises in mortgage interest rates, many of us are looking for way to save money in other places. A recent publication from The Guardian has suggested that individuals with average variable rate mortgages will now face increased payments of £22 per...

Quick tips to reduce your home bills

From easy adjustments to new technology, there are many ways to save money around the home, cut bills and reduce our carbon footprint. Save water Many people assume they wouldn’t be able to save money on water but there are a few little things you can try. The average...

Commentary of recent political interventions

So, the strong (or not so strong) women in UK politics, Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon, are both trying to win more voter support by seeking to tackle unfairness in the energy sector. But are they going about it the best way? Is there are better alternative?   Fact:...

First Time Buyers

Help! I’m buying my first home It’s a daunting thought; buying your first home. There’s so much to think about so we’ve got a quick checklist to help you get started and ensure you have the basics covered. Make the most of ISAs First time buyers can take advantage of...

Common Myths 3

Myth #3: It is too risky to switch to a smaller, less known energy supplier – NOT TRUE!   You risk nothing by switching to a smaller energy supplier like People’s Energy. Ofgem has put in place a number of safeguards to make sure that your energy and money are safe,...

Common Myths 2

Myth #2: You need an engineer to come round to switch the supply - NOT TRUE!    That isn't true. When switching energy supplier, nothing changes in how your gas or electricity is supplied to you. The gas will continue to flow, and the electricity will keep coming...

Common Myths

Myth #1: Switching energy supplier takes ages and is really hard - NOT TRUE! It is not true that it takes ages to switch. It is, in fact, dead-easy! As a consumer, all you will need to do to switch to a company like People’s Energy is to provide your name and...