If you are on a standard gas and electricity tariff, or you have a fixed energy tariff that’s about to come to an end, it’s time to find a new energy deal.
The cheapest tariffs continue to fall in price, so below we’ve rounded up the most competitive dual fuel energy deals for June 2016.
The top four cheapest tariffs this month have no exit fees, so you can switch away from them at any time without having to pay for the privilege. They are also the cheapest dual fuel tariffs we have seen so far this year.
Use our independent switching site Which? Switch to get a personalised recommendation for the cheapest energy deal for your area.
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Top five cheapest energy deals
These are the top five cheapest dual fuel energy deals in June 2016 available to customers in all regions. Click the links to find out more about each company.
|Top five cheapest energy deals for June 2016|
|Supplier||Tariff||Annual price||Tariff type||Exit fee|
|Robin Hood Energy||Robin Hood Energy Nottingham v4||£726||Fixed||No exit fee|
|IRESA||Flex1 12month Fixed Direct Debit||£734||Fixed||No exit fee|
|GB Energy Supply||Fixed 12 Topaz||£735||Fixed||No exit fee|
|Avro Energy||Simple and Surge||£737||Fixed||No exit fee|
|Sainsbury’s Energy||Fixed Price June 2017||£750||Fixed||£60 (£30 per fuel)|
(Please note that the Robin Hood Energy tariff is available to households in Nottingham only)
You could save £355 a year
Too many households are still on one of the standard variable energy tariffs offered by the Big Six energy firms. These tariffs are usually more expensive than the cheapest tariff available on the market. If you are on one of these standard tariffs, you are probably paying too much.
Our research shows that if you’re on a standard tariff with one of the Big Six, you could save up to £355 a year by switching to the cheapest deal.
1. Scottish Power – £355 more expensive
Scottish Power’s standard tariff costs £1,081 a year – £355 more expensive than Robin Hood Energy’s Nottingham v4 tariff.
2. Npower – save £351 by switching
Npower’s standard tariff costs £1,077 a year – £351 more expensive than cheapest deal shown above.
3. EDF – save £343 more expensive
You could save £343 by switching away from EDF’s standard tariff, which costs £1,069 a year.
4. Eon – save £331 by switching
Eon’s £1,057 standard tariff costs £331 more than the cheapest dual fuel tariff.
5. SSE – £329 more expensive
If you’re on SSE’s standard tariff, the typical cost is £1,055 a year, which is £329 pricier than the cheapest dual fuel tariff.
6. British Gas – save £318 by switching
On British Gas’s standard energy tariff? You could save £318 a year by switching away, as it typically costs £1,044 a year.
All the prices above are supplied by Energylinx, and are based on the details of a dual fuel medium user (12,500kWh of gas and 3,100kWh of electricity a year) paying by monthly direct debit and choosing paperless billing. Prices are averaged across all regions and correct as of 13 June 2016.