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Energy Saving Tips

Tips for taking practical actions to save energy and cut fuel bills, as well as information on financial support opportunities. 


A proportion of your bill (around 27p a day on average) goes to us to keep the lights on for you.

We deliver electricity to homes and businesses via a network of overhead power lines and underground cables, but we are not a supplier. However, we do understand that energy bills can provide financial challenges. This page offers useful advice from Citizen’s Advice, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and a number of other organisations on how you could save money on your energy bills.                           


Big Energy Saving Week 2019 

We were pleased to support the Big Energy Saving Week this year, which was a partnership campaign between Citizen’s Advice and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and aimed to help consumers understand their energy use, cut their bills and get the financial support they need. 


The focus of the scheme this year was on three key areas:

Check - Make sure you’re not paying too much or missing out on any benefits, grants or support.

Switch - Save £100’s by switching tariff, payment method or supplier.

Save - Make your home energy efficient. Don’t leave appliances on standby, turn lights off when you leave the room, and ask your supplier about help to pay for insulation or a boiler upgrade.

You can find out more about BESW and more energy saving advice at 

Support available to you

Citizen’s Advice state that many consumers aren’t taking advantage of opportunities to maximise income or get support. Here are a number of options available.