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The Big Power Switch – switch together, save together

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As household budgets continue to become increasingly squeezed, Doncaster Council will be working to help you to keep the cost of living down with a range of schemes to ensure you are on the best possible gas and electricity tariffs for you.

The idea is simple - the more households who register for The Big Power Switch, then the more bargaining power the scheme has to drive down the cost of energy.

Home owners, private tenants and council tenants are all eligible for the scheme (though private tenants should check that their tenancy agreement doesn’t restrict them from switching suppliers). Households don’t have to be within Doncaster to take advantage of the scheme, so be sure to tell your friends and family living in other areas that they can also enjoy the potential savings.

Households who registered for the scheme when it ran earlier in the year saved on average £234.

Matthew Fletcher from Stainforth, who saved £525 through The Big Power Switch said "I'm delighted to be saving money thanks to the council's scheme. The extra money will certainly come in handy for me.”

** The deadline to register for The Big Power Switch is midnight on Monday 13th October. **

Registration is quick, easy and without obligation. All the information you need should be on your last energy bill.

Households that have registered will be contacted after Friday 24th October to be told exactly how much they could save with The Big Power Switch and will have until Monday 24th November to decide if they want to switch.
 

How to register for The Big Power Switch

Simply choose whichever of the options below is most convenient for you and remember to have your last energy bill to hand.

  • Complete our online registration form.

  • Call our customer contact centre on 01302 736000 to register over the phone.

  • Visit your local library or the one-stop-shop reception area in the Civic Offices in the town centre where staff will be happy to help you with registration.

  • We will also be running a series of registration events across Doncaster and will keep this page updated with details of where and when these are:

    • Wednesday 3rd September we will be at the Cantley Community Centre (Goodison Boulevard, Cantley, Doncaster, DN4 6DF) Open Day between 10-4pm

    • Tuesday 16th September we will be at Stainforth Resource Centre (Church Road, Stainforth, Doncaster, DN7 5BG) between 12-2pm

Win an energy monitor worth £40!

Electricity monitor

Help spread the word about The Big Power Switch on Twitter or Facebook and we will enter you into a prize draw for one of two wireless energy monitors worth £40.

Twitter
Look out for the "RT TO WIN" tweets by MyDoncaster or create your own tweet using #TheBigPowerSwitch and www.doncaster.gov.uk/switch. You will need to follow us so that that we are able to send you a direct message if you win.

Facebook 
Look out for the "SHARE TO WIN" posts by MyDoncaster and send us a message when you've shared one so we are able to contact you if you win.


Terms and conditions
Winners will be notified after Tuesday 14th October. One Owl Energy Monitor will be awarded to a person promoting the Big Power Switch over Twitter and another will be awarded to a person promoting the Big Power Switch over Facebook. No cash alternative will be offered. Employees of Doncaster Council's Energy and Sustainability Team are not eligible for entry.

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