The concept was simple; by buying our energy as a collective, we can negotiate a fairer deal, saving UK households millions of pounds. And the public bought it, well at least hundreds of thousands did. But the initial excitement has now died down, with Labour’s recently launched Switch Together scheme garnering little if any attention in the media.
Has collective switching failed in the UK? Or has the public’s imagination, once captured, now ebbed away? Can the collective power of 000s of people change the dynamics in the energy industry? We think so – that’s why we formed thePeoplesPower