We held a very successful drop-in at Barlby Commmunity Library on 21st February with non-stop talking about energy for three hours. It is always particularly encouraging to have someone already waiting before we had even set-up!
None of the people who came use the internet and most don't even have a computer which shows the difficulties faced in terms of knowing where to even start with finding a cheaper deal. We are able to overcome this barrier by doing prices comparisons there and then on an ipad and identifying possible alternatives for these residents.
It was interesting that the majority of people who brought their bills along to the Library were with Npower and had always been with Npower. It seems though that the recent price hikes have triggered interest in looking for a better deal. Some examples of the savings made were: