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Team up To save cash on energy BILLS Energy; Energy customers could save over PS300 a year through collective switching service.

It's ESTIMATED 70 per cent of us are paying the most expensive energy tarrifs.

For many, that's because the thought of switching seems daunting and time consuming.

The Competition and Marketing Authority say between 40 and 50 per cent of electricity customers haven't switched in 10 years - in many cases because they are unaware of the better rates on offer and how to take advantage of them.

Now a new service for Scots from group buying experts iChoosr could save households an average of up to PS300 a year through a collective model that draws strength from numbers.

iChoosr have been operating group buying schemes in parts of the UK since 2012, helping more than 77,500 households reduce their energy bills.

The idea is a simple one. Readers can register their interest online by answering a few quick questions.

iChoosr will then carry out an auction in which energy suppliers compete with their best rates for new customers.

Those who registered are notified of the best tarrif and how much they stand to save by moving - it's then up to the customer to decide whether they want to switch or not.

The collective model takes the hassle factor out of switching by making the process a simple one.

Looking to make the switch? You can sign up for FREE at www.

dailyrecord.co.uk/switched-on. You'll be asked to submit some contact details and information about your current energy arrangements.

each registrant will be contacted with the new deal 10 days after the auction and will be able to see how much they could save by switching. there is no obligation to accept the offer. make the saving by switching and iChoosr and the winning supplier will handle the transfer.

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Date:Sep 25, 2015
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