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1. Energy Switch to Save Scheme

Energy switch to save

Many residents are paying too much for their energy. The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Energy Switch to Save scheme seeks to help all residents save money on their energy bills and make it as simple as possible to switch supplier.

We hope many people who wouldn't otherwise switch will take advantage of this opportunity and benefit  from the scheme, including some of our most vulnerable residents.

Our previous switchers have achieved an average household saving of £215. Signing up is free and there is no obligation to switch supplier if you don't want to. 

How it works if you registered before the supplier auction

In conjunction with our scheme partner we have already arranged a reverse auction to take place between the energy suppliers. This happened on Tuesday 10 October 2017. 

The supplier with the best deal was then allowed to provide a personal offer to each of the registrants of the scheme. When a registrant receives a personal offer they will get to see how much they could save with the new supplier.

They then have until Tuesday 28 November 2017 to decide whether to accept the personal offer or not. If the offer is accepted, we will take care of the entire switching process for them. 

How it works if you still wish to register

Yes, it is still possible to register for the scheme! You can still register for the scheme to get the unit rates agreed at the last reverse auction. This is on offer for a limited time only though.

If you wish to register online this needs to be done before Tuesday 28 November 2017. Your offer will be provided to you very shortly after you have registered via email.

If you don’t have internet access or are not comfortable using the internet then you can apply over the phone. This registration needs to be done before Tuesday 21 November 2017. This is to allow time for your offer letter to be sent in the post. 


Since this is a collective switching scheme the tariffs are dependent on how many people sign up to the scheme prior to the auction; the bigger the group, the lower the tariff.

Your potential saving depends on:

  • your current tariff
  • payment method
  • electricity and gas usage
  • and ultimately on the winning bid.

We cannot guarantee that the offer is the cheapest on the market but our model aims to ensure the majority of participating households are offered lower annual energy bills than they are on currently or are available at the time.