Ready to Switch?

Home » Newsroom » Ready to Switch?
collectiveswitching logo

Cheshire West and Chester Council is urging residents to join together and buy gas and electricity collectively in a bid to save money on energy bills.
CW&C has joined forces with 12 councils across the UK to create a Collective Energy Scheme, called Ready to Switch? where residents are able to combine their purchasing power and bulk-buy their energy as a group, enabling them to negotiate with providers for cheaper energy bills.
Over 1.5 million households across these Councils will be eligible to join the scheme and start saving money on their energy bills by combining their purchasing power.
The more people that sign up, the bigger the potential savings so regardless of the size of your property you should consider signing up and help secure lower monthly bills.

The 'Ready to Switch?' scheme will make it easier for people to switch energy provider and participants can expect to see big savings of between £60 and £200 a year according to CW&C.

cheaper energy

.
The scheme will work by means of a reverse auction where energy suppliers will be invited to bid the lowest price to supply energy to all those signed up for the scheme. Offers will then be sent out to participating residents who can then decide whether they want to switch to the new deal.
There is no obligation to accept the offer.

Registering for the free scheme is easy
You will need to provide your contact details, the name of your supplier and details of your current energy usage and tariff so have a copy of your latest fuel bill available.
The Scheme is currently only available for on-line registrations for CW&C residents however one email address can register up to five householders so family and friends can register those family and friends who are not on-line.

Register free before October 15, 2013 on this website

Energy Saving Schemes available in Cheshire West and Chester

The Council is committed to improve the energy efficiency of housing in the area and currently has a number of schemes available to residents.
For more details visit this part of the CW&C website

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

vandalised trees
Sat 16 Jun 6:00am  |  hits: 757

Last Friday night a group of teenagers...not from this development.... broke down virtually all the young trees in the little childrens' playground on the Saxon Heath TW development.The residents of the development will now have to pay additional fees to the ground maintenance company that looks after the public areas of the development (Something the LA should be doing!!!-...

THR Tarvin Carnival June 1991 Scan_20180610 (4)
Mon 18 Jun 6:00am  |  hits: 475

In June 1991 villagers refused to be downhearted by what was described as "appalling weather" and hence helped to still raise £1,500 at the 20th Tarvin Carnival. Despite what at time amounted to torrential rain the show went on with the then traditional parade of floats round the village, with the first prize going to the Tarvin Primary School. Again in those days, there was the...

THR - Scan_20180610 (2)
Fri 15 Jun 6:00am  |  hits: 279

Tarvin brothers Robert and Stephen Bradley went on a medal spree at Chesshire AAA championships at Warrington in June 1991. Tarporley High School pupils from Andrews Close struck gold, silver and bronze in track and field events.Seventeen-year-old Robert won the junior men's high jump and 100m hurdles, and was third in the 400m hurdles. Stephen, 14, was second in the youths' discus...