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Switching to a Bulb deal in Liverpool

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The Bulb Energy supply for Liverpudlians

Last update: May 2021

Just moved to Liverpool?

Welcome to Liverpool! Have you lived here for a while now? Or have you just made the move over to Merseyside from a different county? Either way, when you move into a new house, you need to figure out how you are going to power it up. That's where we come in. We want to help you switch to an energy plan that is best suited to you and your energy needs. This page is dedicated to switching to Bulb in Liverpool. You can find all the information you need about this relatively new energy supplier here.

But first, who are Bulb?

Bulb have 1.5 million customers around the UK, which is huge given that they were only founded in 2015. Two guys in London recognised a gap in the energy market for green energy, and since then they have grown exponentially, spreading across the UK and even to other countries.

You may know Bulb as one of the UK's greenest energy suppliers. They provide 100% renewable electricity to their customers and the gas that their customers use is offset through investment in carbon offsetting schemes. Moreover, through investing in technologies that keep their costs down, they pass on savings they make to their customers. Bulb customers are therefore able to make hefty savings each month, which might not of been possible if they were with a larger supplier, such as one of the Big 6. Their vari-fair tariff (also, their only tariff!) is susceptible to price fluctuations, as it is a variable tariff, meaning that it reflects fluctuations in the wholesale cost of energy.

Ready to switch?

There's more information on this page about the specifics of switching to Bulb. But, if we've managed to convince you already, give give us a ring on 0330 054 0018 and you can chat to one of our experts who'll guide you through switching to Bulb and will advise you on the best tariff for your home. You can also give us a call If you decide that going for one of the largest energy suppliers in the UK isn't for you and you want to chat through alternative options. Either way, we'll make sure your new home in Liverpool gets fuelled up quickly and smoothly.

Your energy bill in Liverpool

Who supplies energy to the 735,013 Liverpudlians?

Our job is to save you money on your energy bills. So, while British Gas is the most popular energy supplier in Merseyside, this doesn't mean that you need to stick with them. You can, of course, but it's worth shopping around to see what's available for you. Liverpudlians can make some hefty savings on gas and electricity by switching to a new energy supplier.

In Liverpool, what is the average price per kwh?

In Merseyside, a Liverpudlian tends to pay around ยฃ10.24% more relative to UK national averages. This is because the average price per kWh is around ยฃ11.73 according to 2018 government data.

But how do we compare to neighbouring large cities such as Kirkby, Newton Ward or Earlestown Ward. You can find out by following these links.

What is the average energy consumption for a typical Liverpudlian?

2018 government data gives us an idea of how much Liverpudlians consume on average. It reveals that the average household in Merseyside consumes 3,176.02 kWh a year, while the median consumption is around 2,861.95 kWh.

All Bulb tariffs currently available in Merseyside

You don't have to worry about separate gas and electricity bills with Bulb, since they only offer a dual fuel tariff. What else do you need to know about Bulb's vari-fair tariff? Lucky for you, Bulb are committed to keeping things simple:

  • No exit fees.
  • One tariff for everyone, around ยฃ890.
  • 100% renewable electricity and carbon offsetting.
  • Their โ€˜vari-fairโ€™ tariff fluctuates depending on the cost of wholesale energy.
  • 30 day warning before your bill increases.

Sounds appealing right? Now you must be wondering about the price of the vari-fair tariff. Check it out below.

Single Electricity plans

Name of the Plan Tariff value Unit Price


Standing Charge


Vari-Fair Tariff Variable
14.2548 p
20.558 p

Gas plans

Name of the Plan Tariff value Unit Price


Standing Charge


Vari-Fair Tariff Variable
2.7248 p
20.4435 p

Want to start on a Bulb plan in Liverpool?

Did you know that Liverpool is the biggest city of the county and 3rd in the county. If you've just moved to Knowsley District , here are the steps you must follow to start powering up your new home! You might be a new Liverpudlian, or have been for a while, either way, follow these steps to get you set up.

  • When you leave your old house, don't forget to take a meter reading. Write it on a note and leave it somewhere safe for the next inhabitants of the property. This is to make sure that you don't get charged for the energy that the new residents use.
  • Now, you need to do the same in your new house in Liverpool! Locate the meter in the property, and jot down the reading. This is also to make sure you are not overcharged.
  • It's probable that you will onboard the contract of the previous residents of the property. You can stay on it until you decide to switch energy suppliers. If the previous inhabitants didn't make a note of the meter reading, don't worry! Simply follow the different steps of our guide on how to set up energy and notably how to find out who supplies energy to your new property.

We told you it was easy! Now that you have all the information you'll need to provide to our experts, you can ring us up and we can start the switching process. Together we will compare energy suppliers and switch to the best supplier based on your needs. Switching your energy provider is quick and easy, so don't worry! With Switch Plan, we'll walk you through it every step of the way. Just call us on 0330 054 0018 and we will assess your situation to find you the best energy plan for your personal requirements.

Are Bulb's prices competitive in Liverpool?

Bulb's customers rave about the price of their energy. Compared to plans from the Big 6, Bulb's tariffs are very affordable. Why is this? Well, they invest in both renewable and affordable energy. The savings they make are passed onto their customers. The cost of energy can change month on month, however, since they provide a variable tariff - their vari-fair tariff - which reflects fluctuations in the wholesale price of energy. But all in all, Bulb's plans are delightfully affordable.

Getting in touch with Bulb in Liverpool ?

Do you have any questions or concerns about your energy supply? Switch Plan can guide you. We are a free, impartial service. Give us a ring on 0330 054 0018. We can switch your energy supply to Bulb completly free of charge.

If you are looking to switch to Bulb in Liverpool, you might want to get in touch with them directly, which is understandable. Or indeed, if you have an emergency with your gas or electricity in Liverpool, then they are also at your disposal. All of their contact details are laid out below for you.

Type of Enquiry Number to contact
General Enquiries
General Enquiries for Bulb customers.
0300 30 30 635

Open from 9am to 6pm during the week.
Email address for all and any complaints you might have about Bulb.

9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday.

Who is Liverpudlians's gas and electricity distributor?

How can residents of Liverpool contact reach their energy distributors?

Give your Distribution Network Operator a ring in case of an emergency. They obviously cover the networks of the largest cities such as Liverpool, Birkenhead, St Helens but also all the smaller towns of the area.

Company name Company number
Merseyside Electricity North West General Number
0800 195 4141
Merseyside Electricity North West Emergency Number
Merseyside Cadent Gas Number
0345 835 1111
Merseyside Cadent Gas Emergency Number
0800 111 999

Find more info on their website:

Electricity North West Electricity North West website
Cadent Gas Cadent Gas website

Who distributes electricity in Liverpool ?

Now, while we are here to guide you on all of your gas and electricity queries, there are some more urgent matters that are reserved for your supplier, your Distribution Network Operator (DNO) or your gas provider. Let's say you have a powercut. You need to contact your DNO to inform them so they can resolve the issue. Alternatively, if you require some information that is more concerned with energy distribution, they are also the people to contact. Yours is Electricity North West.

Who is the gas distributor in Liverpool?

Do you ever sit back and think, 'how do gas and electricity arrive in my house? Where do they come from?' Probably not. But if you have, then we have all the information here for you.

Let's take gas first. You will likely never have to get in touch with your gas distribution company, but if you were interested, gas is provided by Cadent Gas in Knowsley District .

Gas is distributed through a pretty complex system of pipes. This network is called the Gas Distribution Network, which manages the transportation of gas around the UK, which is a very important job as it ensures the safety of British people as well. A gas leak is no fun. Technical queries can be solved by your gas distributor in Liverpool, and any other questions regarding your gas supply. However, you can usually just go directly to your supplier for questions like that.

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