Category: Energy Guides

The National Grid: who are they and what do they do?

The National Grid: who are they and what do they do? The national grid

The National Grid is a network of electricity wires that supply gas and electricity across Britain. The energy passes through several companies before it finally arrives at our homes and businesses. However, the National Grid is sometimes confused with the regional distribution companies. In fact it’s not just the National Grid who distribute energy. There […]

How to claim the Warm Home Discount

How to claim the Warm Home Discount Warm Home Discount

What is the Warm Home Discount? It is a government scheme that helps people with the payment of their electricity bills. It’s an annual one-off discount that energy suppliers provide between October and March. Do I qualify for the scheme? There are two ways to qualify for the Warm Home Discount scheme. If you already […]

Light bulbs – how to save £199 a year

Light bulbs – how to save £199 a year light bulbs

Light bulbs. You can save money on your electricity bill just by changing the light bulbs you use.  Traditional light bulbs are not very energy efficient and if you still have them you’ll be paying more for your lighting than your need to!  By replacing 10 regular bulbs with energy saving bulbs you could make an […]

Paying your bill a year upfront – is it worth it?

Paying your bill a year upfront – is it worth it? paying upfront

Two energy companies are now offering a deal where you pay the whole year in one go, is paying upfront worth it? Eversmart Energy and Toto Energy claim their year saver deals are the cheapest on the market. But are these deals all they’re shaped up to be? We take a look at the details. […]

My energy supplier has gone bust. What do I do?

My energy supplier has gone bust. What do I do? Bust supplier

So, you’re supplier has gone bust. Not to worry though, we’re here to help! We’ve put together a guide so you know exactly what happens now and how you can feel supported by Look After My Bills. Will I lose my electricity or gas supply? If your Energy supplier has gone bust you can be […]

What to do in a power cut – a guide

What to do in a power cut – a guide power cut

Last week we blogged about everything you need to know about meter readings. And continuing Look After My Bills’s trend of helpful blog posts, here’s the latest entry, What to do in a power cut. It’s happened to us hasn’t it? You’ve been watching a very exciting TV programme and thunk the power goes out. But […]

Our top 10 winter energy-saving tips

Our top 10 winter energy-saving tips How to save money in the winter

Our members tell us that Look After My Bills gives them peace of mind knowing they’re saving money on their energy year on year. Nonetheless, some nifty tips for saving extra energy during winter can never go amiss. We’re not talking the cop-out ‘put another jumper on’ solutions, or splashing the cash on expensive changes […]

You could be owed £200 by your energy supplier

You could be owed £200 by your energy supplier Energy supplier credit refund

Recent reports have revealed that energy companies have been making us pay for energy we didn’t use… on a massive scale. There’s a good chance that you’re entitled to a refund of £100 or more from your energy supplier. In fact, you could be one of the 10% of customers owed over £200. The good […]