Energy guides. Get all the information you need to make the best choices on your gas and electricity. Find out about the best suppliers, how to understand your energy bill, and more.
Find out what to do if you think an energy supplier owes you money.
Find out what's in the average utility bill, and how these costs are broken down.
One of the cheapest ways to pay for energy is Direct Debit, which means this payment method can save your more on your household energy bill
Energy bills can be confusing at the best times, with even simple things like how much you're paying seemingly hidden. We guide you through the maze.
A back bill or 'catch-up' bill from your energy supplier can be an unpleasant surprise. Find out if you really owe what your supplier says you do
Find out how to scan the QR code on your energy bill to make switching easier than ever.
Quickly find your plan name, exit fee, and more with our OVO Energy bill breakdown.
Quickly find your unit rate, plan name, standing charge and more with our npower energy bill breakdown.
Quickly find your unit rate, plan name, standing charge and more with our British Gas bill breakdown.
Find out how your energy personal projection is calculated and what it means for you.
With our E.ON bill breakdown you can quickly find your unit rate, plan name, standing charge and more.
Quickly find your unit rate, plan name, standing charge and more with our ScottishPower energy bill breakdown
Quickly find your unit rate, plan name, standing charge and more with our EDF Energy bill breakdown.
Quickly find your unit rate, plan name, standing charge and more with our SSE energy bill breakdown.
The coronavirus outbreak has driven many of us to our kitchens. We've looked into the most popular quarantine cuisines here.
A resource for policy-makers, market commentators and media, to help assess competition and consumer engagement in the retail energy market.
See how green your region is and find a green deal to suit you with our tool.
The UK's gym-goers burn a lot of energy working out, but what if we could use that energy to power our homes?
Find out more about the government's Green Homes Grant, including whether you're eligible and how to apply.
The UK’s energy suppliers are offering extra support during the outbreak of COVID-19 - find out how your supplier can help you if you’re affected.
Cold Weather Payments are an additional benefit to help you pay for your heating when the cold weather really bites.
Find out if you can get up to £300 Winter Fuel Payment reduction on your energy bill this winter and how to apply.
Find out if you are eligible to receive an energy allowance to help pay your gas and electricity bills.
The Warm Home Discount: Find out if you are eligible for £140 off your electricity bill.
Vulnerable energy consumers can find help with the Priority Services Register
Not sure if you can switch if you’ve got a Feed-In Tariff for your solar panels? We tackle this common question in our guide.
Find out which energy suppliers offer the Warm Home Discount scheme.
Could you benefit from the Energy Company Obligation scheme? Find out with our guide.
Find out what to do if you owe money to your energy provider.
npower price changes for 2020
Read about the latest price changes from British Gas.
The latest on E.ON energy price rises and price drops.
Find out abut the latest ScottishPower price change, and what you can do about it.
Find out about EDF Energy's latest gas and electricity price changes.
Keep up to date with the latest gas and electricity prices rises and price cuts with Uswitch.
What is the energy price cap and how does it affect you and your bills?
What was the latest price change from SSE? Find out whether prices went up or down.
Learn how you could save hundreds by finding the cheapest energy supplier for you.
Find out what you to do if your home no longer has access to electricity.
Everything you need to know about heating oil, including how to compare heating oil and how to heat your home with heating oil.
Every wonder why your postcode makes a difference to your energy quote? Find out in this guide.
Does paying by cash or cheque for your energy mean you pay more? Get the pros and cons.
What are the standing charges listed on your energy bill and is there any way to avoid paying them?
Don't know a kWh from a kW? Our guide reveals everything you need to know.
Being overcharged by your supplier is surprisingly common - here's how to stop it happening to you.
Find out what Ofgem does and how it ensures consumers get a fair deal on energy.
Get information on electrical safety in our guide and make sure your home is safe from hazards.
Learn about the legal rights that protect you as a consumer when you purchase energy.
A Tariff Comparison Rate can help you compare prices - but does anyone still use them?
Want to know more about the Renewable Heat Incentive scheme? We've got the answers to all your questions.
Wind farms are growing in the UK — how effective are they and could one come to your town?
Is it time to begin generating your own energy? Read all about microgeneration in our guide.
How does the Energy Switch Guarantee protect you? Find out which pledges suppliers commit to.
Now that you've switched energy deal, what happens next? Find out in this easy to understand guide.
Thinking of switching to a better deal, but not sure who you need to contact? It's easier than you think.
Find out how regional electricity and gas pricing works to ensure you're getting the best energy deal.
Don't think you can't switch energy supplier because you're a tenant!
Find out how to take a reading from standard, dial, digital and Economy 7 gas and electricity meters.
Everything to know about prepayment meters and finding a cheaper prepayment energy plan.
An Economy 7 tariff offers a different price for your electricity depending on when you use it, but is it suitable for you?
You might never need to move one of your energy meters, but if you do, this is the guide that will help you.
Our guide explains how to read your gas meter, and what to look out for.
Make sure you don't pay more than you need to for your energy with our guide to reading your electricity meter.
Is Economy 10 right for you? If you can be a disciplined energy user, you save money on your bills.
Discover how much of the electricity that you use is generated buy nuclear, renewable, coal or gas power stations.
White meters explained - what is a white meter and how does it work?
Heatwise meter: Learn how a heatwise meter works.
Ever wondered how your energy is generated? Our simple guide explains where it comes from.
Looking to save some money by switching from a prepayment meter to a regular meter?
Are you a bit daunted by the process of switching energy supplier? Don't worry, Uswitch has all the answers.
It's easy to find out which energy company provides your household's energy. Simply read this guide.
We've gathered some frequently asked questions about energy prices and energy bill rates in this guide.
Can you take your energy plan with you when you move home? Find out in this guide.
Here are a few reasons why your energy switch might be rejected, and what you can do to fix them.
Want to know if having solar panels will make it harder to switch energy supplier? Read our guide.
Suffer a power cut? Uswitch explains how to find out if you’re owed compensation and how to get it.
Want to know if it's worth changing to a small energy supplier? Find out in our guide.
Uswitch answers all your questions about energy in the UK.
Are you a renter or landlord looking for information about when and how you’ll get your smart meter?
Heard about smart meters but not sure how they work? We explain everything in this guide.
The ultimate Uswitch guide to smart thermostats.
Simple, easy-to-understand information about saving money with a smart meter.
Find out what the largest suppliers are currently doing and their progress towards the smart meter rollout.
Find out how to use your smart meter's in-home display to gain insight into your energy usage.
Should you consider getting a smart thermostat? Our guide reveals all.
Are you ready for your smart meter to be fitted? Find out how and when your smart meter will be installed.
Who are the best and worst energy suppliers for customer satisfaction and service within the UK?
How do you find out who your gas and electricity supplier is? Don't panic; it's easy to find out.
Could switching to a small energy supplier save you money?
What happens if your energy supplier goes out of business? There are rules in place to protect energy consumers.
Find which of the big six energy suppliers are homegrown in Great Britain.
Who are the big six energy suppliers and are there any alternatives?
Switching energy supplier is easy, but it can seem intimidating. We'll take you through the process step-by-step.
Find out how to search for the cheapest energy suppliers in your area to cut your energy bills.
Moving house? Find out who supplies your new property and how to get the best gas and electricity deal.
The best time to switch your energy deal could be around the corner - find out when you should be switching here.
Underfloor heating isn't just a hotel luxury — find out if it could work in your home.
Send us your bill and we'll make switching your gas and electricity even simpler for you.
Getting an energy refund - are you in credit to your supplier?
When it comes to gas and electricity, are you a low, medium or high energy user?
Find out how to make a complaint about your energy supplier in this guide.
Find out how you can save money on your prepayment energy costs.
We’re on an energy mythbusting mission to clear up any misconceptions about switching your gas and electricity!
What makes an energy plan 'standard'? Find out what being on your supplier’s standard plan means.
Some energy suppliers offer tariffs which don't include standing charges. But are these worthwhile tariffs to go for? Our guide explains everything you need to know about them.
We explain what an independent gas transporter is and how you can tell if you are on IGT gas.
Learn about the different types of tariff, including standard, fixed, variable and economy 7.
Find out how collective purchase energy deals work, and whether they can benefit you.
Comparing UK electricity companies will help you to find a better deal on your electricity to cut your bills.
Is your energy tariff ending? Find out what to do next with our simple guide.
Should you switch to a fixed price energy tariff? Find everything you need to know about fixed price tariffs.
Our guide helps you interpret your bills and meter reading to determine your energy usage.
With gas and electricity prices changing regularly, many people are wondering: 'Should I switch to a fixed price energy tariff?'