Energy: how to change supplier?

Energy: how to change supplier?

According to a report by the energy mediator, one in two households is unaware that they can choose their gas and electricity supplier. France 2 takes stock.

Energy: how to change supplier?

In France, one in two households is unaware that they can choose their gas and electricity supplier. The information has just been revealed by a report from the Energy Mediator. However, the market has been open to competition since 2007. “My wife claims that it’s going to make life more difficult for us to leave EDF, that the current shouldn’t stop flowing everywhere and that’s why we don’t move”, explains a man at the microphone of France 2.

Energy comparator

But are other providers really cheaper? Journalist Margaux Manière takes stock. “Very often, but not always. On average, alternative suppliers save 9% for gas and 5.5% for electricity. But in certain cases, the regulated tariffs can be more interesting, it is thus necessary to compare the offers, but beware of certain sites which are not independent. Instead, go to the energy comparator website ”, notes the journalist from France 2. Is it easy to change operator? “It is easy and free. The new operator takes care of everything. You just have to send him the 14-digit numbers written on your invoices and the old contract is automatically terminated ”, also underlines Margaux Manière.