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Smaller energy companies: Should you switch?

When you work in the energy sector and you mention the Big Six, you’re not talking about the top of the Premier League...

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What the Energy Price Cap Means for you

What is the energy price cap? Is it a jaunty little hat you wear when you’re out jogging? Is it part of the uniform fo...

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Who is my gas or electricity supplier?

When you decide that you’ve been overcharged for gas and electricity too long and it’s time to switch energy provide...

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Do smart meters interfere with solar panels?

Do you remember when energy supplies were simple? There was gas and there was electricity. That was it. You used a certa...

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Cheaper gas and electricity for pensioners

Here at WeFlip we like to provide cheaper gas and electricity for everybody. Cheaper gas for business people. Cheaper el...

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What is the Winter Fuel Payment and am I eligible?

The Winter Fuel Payment is a state benefit paid once a year in the UK to qualifying elderly individuals, intended to cov...

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Guide to paying your energy bill

This is the page where we tell you how to pay your electricity bill. And how to pay your gas bill. In fact, how to pay e...

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Top energy savings tips to reduce your bill

Do you know what keeps us awake at night here at WeFlip? Your energy bill. Yes, you, sitting right there, reading thi...

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Why your energy bill is so high and what to do

Listen, can you hear that noise? Turn the TV down, silence the radio and you can just about make it out. It’s the plai...

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Cheapest way to use central heating

This one really polarises opinion - when it comes to your central heating, is it cheaper to have it on low all the tim...

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Making sense of your energy bill

You know that awkward moment that arrives at the end of a meal in a restaurant? The moment when you get the bill and hav...

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UK’s average gas and electricity bills

The average gas and electric bill in the UK is a big deal. We all want to know what the average cost is so we can make s...

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How do green energy suppliers work?

So just what is green energy? It sounds a bit like that spring in your step you get from chugging a kale and spinach smo...

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Peak and off-peak electricity times explained

Working out whether you’re paying the right amount for gas and electricity can be a complicated business. In fact, jus...

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“Alexa, why is my energy company ripping me off?”

We at WeFlip are sick to the back teeth of terrible energy companies taking the mickey out of consumers by charging rip-...

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12 things you can do with the £350 energy companies owe you

At WeFlip we’re a little bit different to a lot of places, rather than take your money away from you we want to get it...

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Pros and cons of underfloor heating

Around 30 years ago, the thought of underfloor heating was enough to make people dream. A luxury commodity reserved for ...

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Why energy price rises are expected to rise in 2019

‘Energy price rises’ is a nightmare phrase for everyone (except the energy companies, of course). The last thing you...

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Should you turn plugs off at the wall to save?

Everybody likes saving money. We’ll put that another way; everybody likes spending the money they’ve saved. If you b...

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WeFlip vs cheap energy clubs and collective switching 

You’ve heard a bit of noise about WeFlip, and you like the sound of it all. After all, who wouldn’t want a cheaper e...

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How to insulate a loft and reduce energy bills

What’s in your loft? Apologies if it sounds like a personal question, but the fact of the matter is that learning how ...

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What are smart thermostats and how do they work?

Imagine you’re sitting at work on a late Monday afternoon in January and your boss has just said that everyone must st...

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How to read your meter: Smart, prepay and others

Think about your energy meter – it’s stuck in a cupboard or shoved in some concrete-lined utility room. It’s diffi...

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How to get a smart meter for free

Here at WeFlip we like doing things for free. We don’t charge when we switch you to a much better energy tariff, for e...

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Setting up gas and electricity in a new home

Moving home is exciting, but it can also be a little daunting. Packing up your entire life into boxes is enough to bring...

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Prepayment meters explained

Prepayment meters - also known as pay-as-you-go meters - are a type of energy meter that require the user to pay for the...

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What is the Winter Home Discount Scheme?

When it comes to energy provisions, there are few words we like the sound of more than ‘discount’. As far as we’re...

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What is an Economy 7 Meter and how do I get one?

When it comes to energy supply, pricing and billing, nothing is simple. Actually, one thing is simple – if you want to...

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How do solar panels work for your home?

Solar energy is growing worldwide as more and more countries switch on to the need for renewable energy types. The sun s...

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Average UK room temperature and thermostat settings

We all like to feel comfortable at home, that is kind of a deal-breaker. So when the winter draws in, most of us crank u...

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Getting a refund from your energy supplier

You know what it’s like when a friend owes you money - do you bring it up or wait for them to mention it? That’s a t...

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Energy tariff types explained

Choice is a good thing. Chocolate HobNob? Bourbon? Custard Cream? See, lots of delicious choices (Custard Cream, obvious...

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Fixed vs variable tariffs: Is fixing better?

If energy was like milk then buying it would be much simpler. You’d walk into the shop, ask for a pint litre of electr...

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7 things we could do with the £4bn energy companies owe us

Did you know that in the UK, we overpay on our energy bills by £4bn a year. FOUR billion pounds! That’s a lot of m...

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When can I switch energy supplier without penalty?

Switching your energy supplier could be a savvy way to save you hundreds of pounds. But there is no point in flipping if...

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​What is a smart meter and are they good?

Here at weflip, we like to do everything we can to help our customers. First and foremost, we track down the best tari...

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Easily find your MPAN or MPRN supply number

Before you can even start thinking about switching energy suppliers (and you really should be thinking about it), you ha...

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