If you're looking for assistance in comparing energy, switching energy or any energy problem, our energy guides are here to help.
Managing energy bills is key for customers - find the answers to your questions here.
Discovering what a utility bill includes will help you understand how, why and what you have been charged by an energy supplier. Utility bills can contain a number of additional charges, facts, and figures on your home usage.Learn more
Discover how to calculate your monthly energy usage. Work out how much gas and electricity you use and how much you could save by switching energy suppliers.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.
Lost gas or electricity? Suffered a power cut? The Uswitch guide to power cuts explains what you need to know and how to get what you're owed.Learn more
Find out if you're eligible for energy help schemes or benefits using our interactive tool.Learn more
Vulnerable energy customers such as the elderly and disabled can register for special services from their energy supplier - here's how.Learn more
Get to grips with the different types of gas and electricity meter here.
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
Economy 10 tariffs means you pay a cheaper rate for your electricity during the off-peak times of the day. See if Economy 10 is right for you and your home.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
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
Whether they're relatively stable or fairly volatile, energy prices are worth keeping an eye on. Find out more here.
What is the gas and electricity cost per kwh in the UK? To understand what a kWh costs, you first need to know what the difference between a kWh and a kW is. Discover all you need to know about understanding electricity price per kWh.Learn more
Find out everything you need to know about heating oil, including how heating your home with oil works and how to compare heating oil prices.Learn more
Find out which suppliers have increased or decreased their energy prices and how that affects your energy bills in 2022.Learn more
Get the facts about fracking in the UK. Learn about the risks of UK fracking with our user guide which has the answers to all your fracking questionsLearn 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 2022.Learn more
Confused about the process of energy switching? See what's involved and what information you might need here.
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
Smaller energy suppliers make up a significant part of the UK energy market. As more people leave the big six energy suppliers, should you also switch to a smaller energy provider? Our guide answers all your small supplier questions.Learn more
Discover if you can or cannot compare and switch energy providers without your landlord’s permission. More than three-quarters of UK renters are missing out of hundreds of pounds worth of energy savings by not comparing and switching their energy supplier.Learn more
Got questions about the energy switching process? Uswitch has the answers here to help you save hundreds of pounds in minutes.Learn more
Discover if you have energy bill credit from your current gas and electricity supplier. Understand why your energy bill might be in credit and learn how to check if you are due an energy refund.Learn more
Energy tariffs are the deals you might sign up to when you switch - see what they entail here.
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
Knowing when your energy tariff is ending will help you save - don't get rolled onto a more expensive energy tariff when your energy plan ends.Learn more
Expert advice in our guide about fixed rate energy plans and if it’s the right tariff for you and your home. Read about the benefits and costs of going for a fixed rate.Learn more
Smart energy is the future - how can you get on board? Find out here.
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
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
Many suppliers are encouraging their customers to make the move to smart meters in order to modernise the nation’s energy infrastructure. If you’re still unsure whether a smart meter is right for you, we’ve listed the top five benefits of smart meters in this guide.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 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