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.
Does your current or previous energy supplier owe you money? Find out how to get it back with Uswitch’s guide to energy refundsLearn more
Confused by your energy bill? Confused by your electricity bill? You’re not alone. Read the Uswitch guide and all will become clear.Learn more
Understand how to deal with energy supplier back billing. Discover your rights as a consumer and what you can do if you receive an unexpected energy bill.Learn more
What is a standing charge for gas and electricity? All energy tariffs offered have a daily standing charge. The charge will cover the fixed costs of supplying your home with both gas and electricity, you then pay your usage on top.Learn more
Are you in energy debt? Find out what help is available if you owe money to your energy supplier and how to get out of energy debt.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.
Expert advice and all you need to know about the government's Winter Fuel Payment and the benefits. Do you qualify for the Winter Fuel Allowance and what are the cost savings and benefits?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
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
Are you eligible for a Cold Weather Payment this year? Find out if you could claim £25 for every week of cold weather this winter.Learn more
Discover all you need to know about the government-funded Warm Home Discount scheme - a guide to help eligible homes save money on their energy bills in 2022 and 2023.Learn more
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
Get to grips with the different types of gas and electricity meter here.
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
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
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
Whether they're relatively stable or fairly volatile, energy prices are worth keeping an eye on. Find out more here.
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
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
Discover how to check if you have been overcharged (or incorrectly charged) by your energy supplier for your energy consumption. Our guide explains how to check in five easy steps to ensure your gas and electricity supplier doesn't overcharge you in 2022.Learn more
Will energy bills from npower rise in 2021? Discover the latest energy price changes from npower. Find out info on the latest price changes in 2021.Learn more
Find out which suppliers have increased or decreased their energy prices this year. Compare latest energy deals and help save you money on energy bills in 2022.Learn more
Will energy bills from E.ON rise in 2022? Discover the latest energy price changes from E.ON. Find out info on the latest price rise changes in 2022.Learn more
Questions about your supplier? Find the answers here.
Discover how much of the electricity that you use is generated buy nuclear, renewable, coal or gas power stations.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
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
Confused about the process of energy switching? See what's involved and what information you might need here.
Switch your energy supplier with absolute confidence - Energy UK's Energy Switch Guarantee protects you and your home through its 10 commitments.Learn more
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
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
Got questions about the energy switching process? Uswitch has the answers here to help you save hundreds of pounds in minutes.Learn more
Find out if having solar panels will make it more difficult for you to switch energy supplier.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
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 is generated in a number of ways. Discover where, what and how your home energy is created? Find out what your current energy supplier's fuel mix is.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
Energy tariffs are the deals you might sign up to when you switch - see what they entail here.
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
Read our latest energy studies.
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
Global warming has intensified natural disasters in recent years, including earthquakes, superstorms and wildfires. But which countries are most affected by these hazards? Uswitch investigates.Learn more
Food plays a major role in climate change, so we found which dishes were the worst culprits. Find out which meals in Europe have the largest carbon footprint.Learn more
Discover TikTok’s top trending eco-friendly brands, products, and helpful hacks and reduce your impact on the environment from home.Learn more
Christmas is an expensive time of year, especially when it comes to switching on the Christmas tree. But which European city uses the most energy for their festive lights? Uswitch investigates.Learn more
Discover the time and costs of the most popular celebrity chefs Christmas dinner recipes, from Nigella Lawson to OttolenghiLearn more
Discover the carbon footprint of the top trending food and drink items to help you reduce your impact on the planet.Learn more
Uswitch has analysed the own-brand vegan ranges from eight different supermarkets to reveal which have the most choice.Learn more
Taking 50 cars of the world’s richest people, we analysed their CO2 emissions to reveal which ones are the most eco friendly.Learn more
Mirror, mirror, on the wall - who is the most eco-friendly of them all? Uswitch analyses the actions of Disney's most iconic characters to discover who has the most sustainable lifestyle. Find out how each character stacks up against its rival in a game of Top Trumps.Learn more