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The Energy price cap

On 1 January 2019, the government energy regulator, Ofgem, introduced an energy price cap for customers on certain tariffs. It was designed to prevent customers on variable or standard tariffs that rarely (or never) switch from being overcharged by their energy supplier. What is the price cap? The price cap is a limit on how […]

Cold Weather Payments

If you receive specific benefits, you could qualify for additional payments each week if there is very cold temperatures in your area. This is classed as Cold Weather Payments and should not be confused with the Warm Home discounts.  Join over 500,000 members and stop overpaying for your gas and electricity now! By ticking here, […]

What is heating oil?

What is heating oil?

Heating oil is used for heating applications in central heating systems. There are millions of households in the UK which are not connected to the National Gas Grid system and hence reply on heating oil to heat their properties. Heating oil is different to gas from the grid as it is delivered by road and […]

Wind Energy: Advantages and Disadvantages

Wind Energy: Advantages and Disadvantages

Wind energy is among the fastest growing energy sources in the world and offers many advantages.  To obtain wind power, kinetic energy is used to create mechanical power. A generator then converts this power into electricity, so it can be used across the country. This guide will discuss what is wind energy, how this works […]

Ofgem announce a £96 increase to the energy price cap

Ofgem announce a £96 increase to the energy price cap

April 2021 will see an 9% increase to the energy price cap, meaning if you are on a standard or default variable energy tariff, your energy bills could be set to increase. Ofgem announced a £96 increase, pushing the price cap to £1138. This is a result of changes to wholesale energy prices and will […]

What Is an Economy 7 Electricity Tariff?

What Is an Economy 7 Electricity Tariff? Two rate meter reading

There’s lots to consider when you’re choosing an electricity provider. As well as getting the cheapest rates, you’ll want to ensure you receive a reliable service, in addition to great customer care. One of the trickiest aspects of choosing an energy supplier can be deciding which tariff is right for you. Economy 7 is just […]