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Christmas Comes Early for UK Energy Consumers Thanks to First Utility's Cheapest Tariff

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire) -- 11/22/12 -- First Utility's tariff has the UK's energy commentators excited about what is First Utility's cheapest gas and electricity tariff. As well as a positive reaction from ITV's primetime programme 'The Martin Lewis Money Show', both the tariff and the company have had favourable reports after the launch, including:


--  '...back with a bang...' - easier.com 
    
--  '...storming the energy market...' - Moneyfacts.com 
    

Mark Todd, director of independent price comparison service Energyhelpline.com, said:

"As the UK braces itself for the winter weather and further economic uncertainty, it's a welcome sight to see first:utility buck the current price rise trend by offering cash-strapped consumers a cheap internet tariff."

With Christmas on the horizon, consumers are keen to compare gas and electricity prices and get their energy saving deals in place and secured through this winter, especially as the energy market has seen price rises of late. Great deals such as their variable tariff, which has proven to be a hit with the critics, will certainly provide consumers with peace of mind and more money in their pockets. The tariff can be purchased direct only from www.firstutility.com.

About the Tariffs


--  First Utility's iSave tariff provides consumers with choice, savings and
    peace of mind. 
--  iSave v12(i): Saving UK consumers up to GBP 221(ii) on average per year
    on their standard dual fuel tariff 

First Utility's online variable tariff, iSave v12, costs GBP 1,054(iii) on average per year, saving consumers GBP 281(i) when compared to the current dual-fuel tariffs available in the UK. In addition, the iSave v12 tariff guarantees no price movement for a minimum of three months, offering price certainty this winter.

About First Utility

First Utility is the UK's largest independent utilities supplier, offering gas and electricity services to a range of consumer and business customers. It is the only energy provider to roll out smart meters to all its customers, throughout the UK. It is through the use of smart metering technology that First Utility can empower consumers to manage and reduce their own energy consumption and bills. First Utility is headquartered in Warwick.

Despite some First Utility complaints in the past, now positive First Utility reviews are being received from the likes of uSwitch.com, easier.com and Moneyfacts.com thanks to their new tariff and commitment to improve customer service.

(i) iSave v 12 is now only available by purchasing online at www.firstutility.com

(ii) Savings comparison correct as of October 2012

(iii) This figure is calculated on an average consumption of 3,300 kWh of electricity and 16,500 kWh of gas.

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