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UK energy bills set to increase by almost £700 in April 2022

February 7, 2022 | Posted under: Home Energy

Brits energy bills set to increase by almost £700 in April 2022 The UK’s energy regulator, Ofgem, has announced the energy price cap will increase by a colossal 54% in April 2022, following an already steep 12% increase in October last year. This unprecedented hike in energy prices UK means that approximately 22 million energy customers on default tariffs will see their utility bills surge by a stomach-churning average of £693 a year - that’s an extra £57.75 per month. For…

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6 home heating myths that could cost you money this winter

November 11, 2021 | Posted under: Home Energy

6 home heating myths that could cost you money this winter Ah, winter. The mornings are cold and dark, the evenings are cold and dark – so much so that you’d be forgiven for whacking up the thermostat and going into hibernation until the warmer months of spring draw near. But while this seems like an idyllic winter for some of us, it doesn’t come without its drawbacks – one of which is the high energy bills. This is now more evident than ever with the significant increases…

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No VAT cut for household energy bills in Autumn Budget 2021

November 10, 2021 | Posted under: Home Energy

No VAT cut to your energy bills in the 2021 Autumn budget: What do you need to know Despite record-breaking wholesale energy prices leaving many UK households destitute this winter, Rishi Sunak has ignored pleas from Labour to abolish VAT on domestic fuel bills in his latest budget. However, a treasury source has informed the BBC that such a VAT cut would be “poorly targeted” as households on a low income can seek the financial help they need through various government energy schemes. Here’s…

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How to save money on your energy bills - 9 quick and easy tips

May 12, 2021 | Posted under: Home Energy

How to save money on your energy bills – 9 quick and easy tips When it comes to getting cheaper energy, every little helps, so you may be wondering, how can I get cheaper bills? Luckily for you, there are lots of ways to get cheap heating, cheap gas, cheap electricity and more, all of which will help you on your way to an overall cheaper energy bill, so here are our top tips! All of these tips will contribute to lowering your bills – even employing just a few of them will add up over…

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Millions to Get Cheaper Energy Bills From April | Energy Price Cap

February 10, 2020 | Posted under: Home Energy

Millions to Get Cheaper Energy Bills From April The default energy price cap and pre-payment meter cap will fall by £17 The government regulator for gas and electricity markets, Ofgem, has announced that around 15 million households in the UK will benefit from reduced energy bills when the changes are rolled out in April. The default energy price cap will fall from £1,179 to £1,162, while the pre-payment meter cap will from £1,217 to £1,200. Experts had speculated that…

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Big energy companies losing customers as people flock to smaller, cheaper energy companies

May 14, 2018 | Posted under: Home Energy

Big energy companies losing customers as people flock to smaller, cheaper energy companies Centrica, the owner of British Gas, has revealed exactly how many customers it has lost so far this year – as UK households look for value from smaller and cheaper energy firms. Centrica, the company that owns British Gas, has revealed that it has lost a total of 110,000 UK energy customers in the first four months of 2018, which works out at about 70,000 individual households (bearing in mind some of…

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Nissan and Ovo Energy team up to pay UK drivers to own an electric car

October 23, 2017 | Posted under: Home Energy

Nissan and Ovo Energy team up to pay UK drivers to own an electric carOwners of a Nissan electric car will be able to charge their batteries from the grid at off-peak times, and then sell it back to the grid at a profit during more expensive peak energy times. A pioneering new partnership between car manufacturer Nissan and energy company Ovo Energy could offer UK drivers the chance to be paid to own an electric car. The two companies hope that their joint offer – which is the first of its…

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How to save money on your energy bills when you move home

June 16, 2017 | Posted under: Home Energy

How to save money on your energy bills when you move home Moving home can be a stressful time – with fees mounting up for estate agents, conveyancing and removals. To add to that you also have to consider the admin involved and sometimes it can be hard, with everything else going on, to remember what you need to tell your energy suppliers and when. Here we have put together a handy guide to what you need to let your suppliers know when your moving, and we have added some tips to help you…

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How to save money on your energy bills - 9 quick and easy tips

June 13, 2017 | Posted under: Home Energy

How to save money on your energy bills – 9 quick and easy tips When it comes to getting cheaper energy, every little helps, so you may be wondering, how can I get cheaper bills? Luckily for you, there are lots of ways to get cheap heating, cheap gas, cheap electricity and more, all of which will help you on your way to an overall cheaper energy bill, so here are our top tips! All of these tips will contribute to lowering your bills – even employing just a few of them will add up over…

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Thousands face energy price hikes of more than £400 this month - is it time you switched?

May 10, 2017 | Posted under: Home Energy

Thousands face energy price hikes of more than £400 this month – is it time you switched? Energy bills are set to increase for many as fixed tariffs come to an end in May and customers who do not switch are rolled onto more expensive standard tariffs Thousands of people across the UK are facing the prospect of higher energy bills – many by hundreds of pounds – as their cheap fixed tariff deals come to an end this month. If billpayers fail to take action and switch their energy…

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