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Managing energy bills is key for customers - find the answers to your questions here.
Having trouble understanding your ScottishPower bill? Read our helpful energy bill breakdown to cut through the confusion.Learn more
We break down a sample statement to help you read your E.ON Next energy bill and cut through the confusion.Learn more
Having trouble understanding your EDF bill? We’ve got a helpful energy bill breakdown with an example bill, to help you cut through the confusion.Learn more
No need to be confused by your British Gas energy bill. We break down an example bill to help you read your energy bill and cut through the confusion.Learn more
Having trouble understanding your OVO bill? Use Uswitch's helpful energy bill breakdown to cut through the confusion.Learn more
Are you paying more than you should for your energy bills because you are paying by cash or cheque? We list the pros and cons of doing so.Learn more
Various discounts and help are available to energy customers, both through industry organisations and individual suppliers. See what might be available to you here.
Find out how Ofgem works with both energy suppliers and consumers. Discover how the UK energy regulator helps ensure consumers get a fair deal on their energy.Learn more
A complete guide to energy in the UK, how energy bills are calculated, what dual fuel is and more.Learn more
Could you benefit from the Energy Company Obligation Scheme? Find out what it is and if you are eligible for energy funding.Learn more
From the Priority Services Register to tailored support, many energy suppliers are taking steps to make it easier for those with visual impairments to manage their energy bills and accounts.Learn more
Get information on electrical safety in our electricity safety guide. From worn cables and wires to foreign appliances, make sure your home is safe from hazards.Learn more
Many energy suppliers are taking steps to improve communication for customers with hearing impairments. Here’s how you can get help with your gas and electricity supply and easily manage your energy accounts if you’re affected by hearing loss.Learn more
Get to grips with the different types of gas and electricity meter here.
You might not know how to move your gas or electricity meter, but if you're having building work, you might need to learn. This guide will help.Learn more
Moved into a property with a white meter? Find out what a white meter is and how it works here.Learn more
Record meter readings from a standard dial meter, digital meter or an Economy 7 gas and electricity meters in this Uswitch guide to reading energy meters.Learn more
Millions of households across the UK have prepayment or pay as you go energy meters. If yours is one of them, find out how prepayment meters work, the pros and cons and how to find a cheaper gas and electricity deal.Learn more
Looking to switch from a prepayment meter to a credit meter? We explain who can switch and how you can get your prepayment meter replaced with a standard meter.Learn more
Do you have an Economy 7 meter? Find out everything you need to know about Economy 7 meters and tariffs, including how to tell whether you have an Economy 7 meter, how Economy 7 tariffs work and how to get the best energy deal for you.Learn more
Whether they're relatively stable or fairly volatile, energy prices are worth keeping an eye on. Find out more here.
Will energy bills from E.ON Next rise in 2023? Find out info on the latest E.ON Next changes in 2023 here.Learn more
Will OVO energy prices go up or down in 2023? Keep up to date with OVO price changes here.Learn more
Will Octopus energy prices change in 2023? What happens if they go up or down? Find out here.Learn more
Will energy bills from EDF rise in 2023? Discover the latest EDF energy price changes in our roundup. Find out info on the latest energy price rises in 2023.Learn more
Find out how you could be affected by ScottishPower price changes in 2023 and find out how to get a cheaper deal on gas and electricity. Compare and switch your energy today.Learn more
Find out how you are affected by British Gas price changes in 2023 and how to get a cheaper deal on your energy. Compare and switch energy suppliers today.Learn more
Questions about your supplier? Find the answers here.
Want to make a complaint about your energy supplier? Uswitch's guide to energy complaints explains what to do and when to contact the Energy Ombudsman.Learn more
Are you one of the households overpaying for your domestic household electricity? Compare electricity prices here and switch today saving you money on your energy bills in 2023.Learn more
Discover how much of the electricity that you use is generated buy nuclear, renewable, coal or gas power stations.Learn more
Wondering which suppliers are 'British made'? It might surprise you which of the big six have roots in the UK.Learn more
Discover who are the Big Six energy suppliers in the UK and why are they important to households and homeowners domestic energy bills and energy tariffs.Learn more
What happens if your energy supplier goes bust and out of business? In this rare scenario there are rules in place to protect energy consumers.Learn more
Confused about the process of energy switching? See what's involved and what information you might need here.
Did you know your postcode determines your energy bills? Find out which areas in the UK are the cheapest and the most expensive in terms of energy pricing.Learn more
Set up a new gas and electricity supply when you move to ensure you're on the best energy deal and discover how to inform your energy provider before moving home.Learn more
Think switching energy will mean you’ll get charged twice or temporarily lose power in your home? Think again. We reveal the truth behind some of the most common energy switching myths.Learn more
Looking for a cheaper gas or electricity supplier but not sure where to start? Check out our step-by-step guide on how to find a better energy supplier.Learn more
Switch your energy supplier with absolute confidence - Energy UK's Energy Switch Guarantee protects you and your home through its 10 commitments.Learn more
Find out if having solar panels will make it more difficult for you to switch energy supplier.Learn more
Energy tariffs are the deals you might sign up to when you switch - see what they entail here.
What makes an energy plan a 'standard variable rate' or 'standard rate'? Find out why this one of the most expensive domestic energy plans to be on.Learn more
Find out what an Independent Gas Transporter is, how you can tell if you are on IGT gas and what you should be aware of if you are.Learn more
Tariff Comparison Rates help you work out if you're on the best energy plan, but is it still worth using them?Learn more
If you have solar panels and a Feed-In tariff, find out how you can switch energy suppliers.Learn more
Do you wonder why there are so many different energy tariffs for domestic gas and electricity? In our guide to energy tariffs, we'll explain how and why energy suppliers offer different energy and pricing. You can then compare the different tariffs and decide what is the best type for you.Learn more
Fixed price energy tariffs or fixed rate plans are a popular type of gas and electricity tariff. Our guide explains how they work, why they're so popular and how they could help protect your energy bills from rising unexpectedly.Learn more
Smart energy is the future - how can you get on board? Find out here.
All suppliers will have offered their customers smart meters for gas and electric by June 2025. Find out what the largest suppliers are currently doing and their progress towards the smart meter rollout.Learn more
Smart meters offer a free way to keep track of your energy usage and could mean the end of estimated bills and meter readings. Our comprehensive guide explains everything you need to know about smart meters.Learn more
Smart thermostats let you control your home's temperature via a tablet, smartphone or desktop for greater control over your heating and your energy bills.Learn more
Discover all you need to know about getting a smart thermostat - find out how a new smart thermostat can reduce your energy usage and energy bills, and compare the most popular products in the market.Learn more
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We’ve collated the latest boiler statistics for 2023, covering the UK boiler market, boiler breakdown statistics, the future of home heating, and more.Learn more
With working from home the new normal and energy prices high, it's important to keep your bills as low as possible. The best ways to do that are in our guide featuring 104 energy-saving tips.Learn more
With energy prices still high, there are limited options for both saving money and limiting your impact on the environment. Previously you’d have been able to switch to a better energy deal with one of the increasing number of green energy suppliers, but this is no longer the case.Learn more
With the UK’s net zero emissions target date set for 2050, green energy comparison site Uswitch.com wanted to see if the UK’s county councils are doing their part to become better sustainable businesses.Learn more
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By analysing B Corp data, the green energy experts at Uswitch have revealed the most popular green brands on the planet and which country is home to the most B-Corps.Learn more