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Welcome to our Electricity Cost site. We help you find cheap electricity suppliers so that you can save money on your electricity bills.

Scottish Power supplies gas and electricity to around 3.5 million homes (as at May 2010) across the UK, and has a good record for customer retention and new product innovation.

Scottish Power publishes their latest electricity prices on their website, and they have a number of product offerings to choose from, including green energy options.

Paperless Billing

Many electricity suppliers now offer paperless billing, where you manage your electricity bill online. Not only is this convenient for you, but it's great for the environment. If you are going to switch to paperless billing, our advice would be to use an e-mail account that you check regularly, and to add the electricity supplier's e-mail address to your whitelist so that your bill notification does not going into your junk mail folder.

Tips For Saving Money On Your Electricity Bill

During the summer, dry clothes on a line outside if you can instead of using the tumble dryer.

Instead of cooking every evening, think about making enough for a number of meals, e.g. a large stew, that can be portioned out and put in the freezer. This will save you the hassle of cooking each evening and save you electricity. Take out a meal portion each day to defrost, then heat it in the microwave.

Remember to switch off lights when you leave an empty room. Once you make the effort to it soon becomes a habit, and it all helps.

Only set the washing machine on a high temperature when necessary. High temperature washes use a lot of electricity to heat the water, and much of the time a 40 degree C wash will suffice.

Tips if You Can Invest in Energy Saving

Improve the insulation of your home. Insulation of your loft can save a lot of energy. If you have an old home with poor wall insulation there are now modern insulation techniques that can often be applied to improve matters.

Buy a Wireless Electricity Monitor such as the Owl Cm119. This will provide up to the minute information on how much your electricity usage is costing you, and therefore help you get into money saving ways.

Consider switching over to energy saving lightbulbs. Whilst these will save you a lot of energy and money, these are fluorescent light bulbs which aren't to everyone's taste as there is a small delay as they flicker when switched on and the light is a bit "harsher" than traditional bulbs. No doubt the technology will keep improving though.

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Business Electric - A service that will compare all the major business electricity suppliers for you, to get you a better deal and save you money.

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