eNewsletter April 2018

Peterborough Environment Capital

Peterborough Energy welcomes 6,000th customer!

Peterborough Energy, the council's energy tariff offered exclusively for residents of the city, welcomed its 6,000th switcher at the start of this year taking Peterborough residents' cumulative savings to just shy of £1.4 million.

Councillor John Holdich, Leader of Peterborough City Council, said: "I'm delighted that 6,000 households have joined me on the Peterborough Energy tariff. The level of savings achieved by some of the customers is a good indication that many Peterborough households are still paying too much for their energy.”

The news of the milestone was followed by price hikes by ‘Big Six’ suppliers and an announcement by Ofgem that a temporary cap is to be placed on prepayment meters, following the result of the Competition and Markets Authority's two-year investigation of the energy market.

The cap aims to protect Pay As You Go (PAYG) customers who have fewer, more expensive, tariffs open to them.

Addressing Ofgem’s plan for a price cap, Councillor Holdich said: "In light of Ofgem’s announcement I’d encourage everyone to shop around. Peterborough Energy’s PAYG tariff is already below the level of the price cap.”

Formed in partnership with OVO Energy, Peterborough Energy aims to offer competitively priced electricity and gas tariffs. Recently announced as uSwitch Supplier of the Year for the third year running in 2017, OVO Energy prides itself on excellent customer service.

There are other attractive incentives too including a three per cent interest rate on account balances for customers who pay monthly and a £20 Amazon gift certificate for customers who switch and then refer others to do the same*.

For full information on switching and the Peterborough Energy incentives, visit www.peterboroughenergy.co.uk or call 0800 408 6706 for pay monthly customers or 0800 408 6710 for Pay As You Go (PAYG).

Peterborough Energy also has a dedicated home visits team to assist people with the switch and understanding their energy bills. To arrange a free, 15-minute energy savings home visit call 01733 642 272.

*Amazon.co.uk is not a sponsor of this promotion. Amazon.co.uk Gift Cards ("GCs") may be redeemed on the Amazon.co.uk website towards the purchase of eligible products listed in our online catalogue and sold by Amazon.co.uk or any other seller selling through Amazon.co.uk. GCs cannot be reloaded, resold, transferred for value, redeemed for cash or applied to any other account. Amazon.co.uk is not responsible if a GC is lost, stolen, destroyed or used without permission. See www.amazon.co.uk/gc-legal for complete terms and conditions. GCs are issued by Amazon EU S.à.r.l. All Amazon ®, ™ & © are IP of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.

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