Energy-saving improvements can reduce your energy bills, heating
costs and make your home more energy efficient.
Greater Manchester's Fair Energy Switching Scheme
We know that rising gas and electricity prices are a real
concern. We have the power to reduce energy bills if we join
together to look for a better deal.
Those of you that missed out on your chance to take a share of a
£3m energy savings scheme, don't worry, you have another
opportunity to get better deals.
In January, more than 35,000 people signed up to for the GM Fair
Energy scheme when it was first launched. People across Greater
Manchester saved a total of £3m across their bills with some
slashing their bills by up to £900 a year.
Don't miss out now - this could be your chance to save!
How does it work?
On 9 April 2013 an online energy auction will take
place with UK energy providers. They will be offered the chance to
supply people across Greater Manchester who have signed up to the
Each provider will bid for your custom by offering their
cheapest energy deal. The best-value provider will then be chosen
and that deal offered to all those who signed up to the scheme.
Once you receive your offer you can decide whether to accept or
The more households that sign up, the better deal we get for
There is no obligation to switch providers. After the auction
you will be given a new personal offer price for your energy for
the next year - at this point you can choose to sign up to the
scheme if it works for you. It's hassle free and there's nothing to
You need to register by 8 April 2013.
Or, you can call 0800 009 3363.
Advice and tips
Information on insulation, heating and hot water, electricals
Alternatively ring the Greater Manchester Energy Advice
service on 0800 009 3363 (freephone).
Toasty - free wall and loft
We can help you get toasty warm with free* or heavily discounted
loft and cavity wall insulation - be quick to book a survey as
the offer ends 30 November 2012. *Terms and conditions apply.
Warm Front grants for heating or insulation
You may get help to pay for things like insulation,
draught-proofing, gas, electric or oil heating.
Green Deal and energy saving
You may can get help to pay for energy-saving improvements to
your home or business for things like insulation , draft
proofing and other energy-saving measures.