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Analysis: The time is now to switch energy providers

Daragh Cassidy, of, said there was now an even starker difference between the rates offered to switching customers and those that have loyally stuck with one

Daragh Cassidy said consumers who stuck loyally with one provider were likely paying way above the odds for electricity. Picture: Getty

On foot of today’s announcement that Yuno Energy has cut rates for new customers by 3.4 per cent, a leading consumer expert said now is the time to consider switching.

Daragh Cassidy, head of communications at, said that his message to customers who are out of contract is that the grass really is greener on the other side.

“Customers who are paying 33, 34, 35 cents per kilowatt hour for electricity can now get ...