Eon customers can now get their hands on a free energy monitor, which the energy giant says can help them reduce their electricity usage and cut their energy bills.
From today, customers can request a free ‘energy fit starter pack’ from Eon, which contains an and software to help track and monitor their electricity usage.
Both new and existing Eon customers will be eligible for a free energy monitor – as long as they pay their bills by direct debit or a prepayment meter, and sign up to manage their account online.
We’ve tested seven energy monitors in the Which? lab – to find out which we rate as Best Buys visit our . Or, if you’re considering switching to Eon to get a free energy monitor, check how its energy tariffs compare to your current one using the Which? Switch energy calculator.
Free energy monitor
Eon says the energy monitor available is worth around £45 and allows people to view their electricity instantly, as well as track how much they’re spending on a daily and monthly basis.
Eon’s Jim Macdonald says an energy monitor will help Eon customers become ‘energy fit’ by helping them understand how and where they’re using energy: ‘because you can’t control what you can’t see.’
Responding to the question of why an energy company would want their customers to use less energy, he explained: ‘Helping people use less energy means lower bills, and lower bills mean happier customers who want to stay with us for longer.’
Reduce your energy bills
Alison Morrison, head of switching at Which? Switch, advised: ‘Using an energy monitor is a great way to see just how much electricity you’re using and work out where you could cut down.
‘Eon’s offer is open to customers on all tariffs and new customers can benefit straight away. Other suppliers, like British Gas and Scottish & Southern Energy also offer free energy monitors on certain tariffs.
‘To make sure you get the best deal, as well as an energy monitor, take two minutes to find out how these deals compare to yours using the Which? Switch energy calculator.’
Visit Which? Switch now to compare energy tariffs or visit Eonenenergyfit.com to request your free energy monitor. Eon has not yet set a limit on how many energy monitors it will give out.
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You can compare energy prices and switch to a new gas and electricity supplier on Which? Switch. People who switched with us between 1 October and 31 December 2013 are predicted to save an average of £234 a year on their bills.
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