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How to save money on your energy bills

If you're struggling to pay your energy bills, help is available.

The cost of living is at its highest level in a decade, with household energy bills being the largest expense.

On 1 April, energy bills increased for around 22 million people, after Ofgem announced an increase to the price cap.

Those on default tariffs paying by direct debit are now paying an extra £693 a year, while prepayment customers have seen their bills rise by £708 to over £2,000.

If you’re struggling to pay your bills, there is help available.

Ways to reduce your energy bill

We’re working with Citizens Advice in England and Wales to help you save energy and money at home. Energy bills are on the rise, but you can save money by reducing the amount of energy you use around your home. Try following our quick tips and see how much you could save.

More help where you live

If you are finding it difficult to stay warm or need help to pay your energy bills, there is help available, wherever you are in the UK.

Last updated: 7 June 2022