Guides

Fixed Rate Energy Guide: Should you fix your energy prices?

Fixed Rate Energy Guide: Should you fix your energy prices?

What's in this guide? Introduction Did you know you could be saving £200 by switching from a standard variable tariff ...
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Npower Price Changes [year]

Npower Price Changes 2019

What's in this guide? Introduction Are you one of the Npower customers that are affected by price increases in 2018? ...
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Moving Home: Your guide to switching energy at your new property

Moving Home: Your guide to switching energy at your new property

What's in this guide? Introduction When it comes to moving home, understandably dealing with energy suppliers might be the last ...
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How To File a Complaint to Your Energy Supplier

How To File a Complaint to Your Energy Supplier

What's in this guide? Introduction There are many reasons you might need to get in touch with your energy supplier ...
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Top 7 Smart Thermostat Suppliers [year]

Top 7 Smart Thermostat Suppliers 2019

What's in this guide? Introduction Smart thermostats are the newest addition to the range of smart gadgets for your home, ...
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Compare [year] Gas & Electricity Prices

Compare 2019 Gas & Electricity Prices

What's in this guide? Introduction As energy prices are predicted to rise by a massive 30% to 40% in the ...
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Switching Energy Suppliers with Solar Panels & FIT

Switching Energy Suppliers with Solar Panels & FIT

What's in this guide? Introduction Did you know that even if you have solar panels, you can still switch? Plus, ...
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EDF

Decoding your EDF Energy Bill

What's in this guide? Introduction Sometimes, trying to understand your energy bill can lead to nothing but a big headache ...
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SSE

SSE Price Changes 2019

What's in this guide? Introduction Did you know that SSE has recently announced a price rise that is higher than ...
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Be an Energy Shopper: Save £100s

Be an Energy Shopper: Save £100s

What's in this guide? Introduction Did you know that the average household could be saving up to £200 a year ...
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What is The Government's Warm Home Discount Scheme (WHD)?

What is The Government’s Warm Home Discount Scheme (WHD)?

What's in this guide? Introduction You may have heard of the warm home discount scheme, particularly in energy companies faqs ...
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What Are QR Codes on Your Energy Bills?

What Are QR Codes on Your Energy Bills?

What's in this guide? Introduction Did you know that a QR (quick response) code can help you instantly compare tariffs? ...
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How Do You Know If You Have an Economy 7 Meter or Not?

How Do You Know If You Have an Economy 7 Meter or Not?

What's in this guide? Introduction Do you want to find out if you have an Economy 7 meter? Economy 7 ...
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Nest Learning Thermostat: Uses, Costs (Free?) & Reviews

Nest Learning Thermostat: Uses, Costs (Free?) & Reviews

What's in this guide? Introduction Smart thermostats are the newest addition to the smart home family, following smart meters and ...
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Wind Farms Guide

Advantages and Disadvantages of Wind Farms Guide

What's in this guide? Introduction Did you know that almost 40% of all wind over Europe blows over the UK? ...
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Energy Debt Guide: Can you change energy supplier if you're in debt?

Energy Debt Guide: Can you change energy supplier if you’re in debt?

What's in this guide? Introduction Did you know that thousands of people across Britain are struggling with their monthly bills? ...
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Smart Meter Installation: How are they installed and what are the costs?

Smart Meter Installation: How are they installed and what are the costs?

What's in this guide? Introduction Smart meters are the next generation of the meter that is being pushed by the ...
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Economy 10 Tariffs [year]: How to switch suppliers to get economy 10

Economy 10 Tariffs 2019: How to switch suppliers to get economy 10

What's in this guide? Introduction If you are wondering what Economy 10 means, essentially an Economy 10 tariff means that ...
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How Much Are the Average Gas and Electricity Bills?

How Much Are the Average Gas and Electricity Bills?

What's in this guide? Introduction To be able to take control over your energy, you have got to do one ...
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The Top 9 Energy Supplier Apps

The Top 9 Energy Supplier Apps

What's in this guide? Introduction Did you know that many energy suppliers offer their customers apps? With these, you can ...
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White Meters Guide: Save money with the Scottish equivalent to economy 7

White Meters Guide: Save money with the Scottish equivalent to economy 7

What's in this guide? Introduction Wondering what a white meter is? A white meter is basically the Scottish equivalent of ...
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Power Cut Compensation: Claim up to £700 using the national grid compensation form

Power Cut Compensation: Claim up to £700 using the national grid compensation form

What's in this guide? Introduction Did you know that if your power is cut, you could claim compensation for your ...
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Winter Fuel Payment [year]: Who is eligible for the winter fuel allowance?

Winter Fuel Payment 2019: Who is eligible for the winter fuel allowance?

What's in this guide? Introduction The winter fuel payment refers to a tax-free amount of up to £300 from the ...
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Online Energy Tariffs: Compare Cheap Energy Deals

Online Energy Tariffs: Compare Cheap Energy Deals

What's in this guide? Introduction Did you know that online energy tariffs are usually some of the cheapest on the ...
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Independent Gas Transporters (IGT): Do you know who is transporting your gas?

Independent Gas Transporters (IGT): Do you know who is transporting your gas?

What's in this guide? Introduction As long as there is a gas to heat our homes, we tend not to ...
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Fixed Price Energy Guide: How to get the best tariffs and plans?

Fixed Price Energy Guide: How to get the best tariffs and plans?

What's in this guide? Introduction Did you know you could be saving £200 by switching from a standard variable tariff ...
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Retail Market Review (RMR): What is it, and what does it mean for your energy?

Retail Market Review (RMR): What is it, and what does it mean for your energy?

What's in this guide? Introduction Unless you happen to work within the energy industry or you stay vigilantly up to ...
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Ofgem: How is the energy regulator looking out for you?

Ofgem: How is the energy regulator looking out for you?

What's in this guide? Introduction Buying energy can feel like swimming in a pool of sharks. But luckily you have ...
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Who is my Energy Supplier? Find out with the meter number helplines

Who is my Energy Supplier? Find out with the meter number helplines

What's in this guide? Introduction When you move home, there are a lot of things you need to sort out ...
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Is Your Energy Tariff Ending?

Is Your Energy Tariff Ending?

What's in this guide? Introduction Many people never switch after signing up to a supplier, and so never have to ...
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Gas Meter and Readings: What you need to know

Gas Meter and Readings: What you need to know

What's in this guide? Introduction If you have moved into your first home or just became financially independent, you may ...
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Heating Oil: What you need to know

Heating Oil: What you need to know

What's in this guide? Introduction Did you know that around 4 million households in the UK aren’t connected to the ...
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Small Energy Suppliers: Why switch to a smaller supplier?

Small Energy Suppliers: Why switch to a smaller supplier?

What's in this guide? Introduction Did you know that there are now over 70 energy suppliers operating in the UK? ...
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Your Energy Bill Explained: Understanding you energy bills

Your Energy Bill Explained: Understanding you energy bills

What's in this guide? Introduction Did you know that energy companies were voted with the most complicated bills, beating water ...
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British Gas

British Gas Price Increases 2019

What's in this guide? Introduction If you are a British Gas customer, you may have noticed the recent news that ...
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Backbilling Law Guide: What it is, your rights and FAQ

Backbilling Law Guide: What it is, your rights and FAQ

What's in this guide? Introduction With some customers receiving bills for thousands of pounds, a new light is highlighting the ...
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What Are The Different Types of Energy Tariffs?

What Are The Different Types of Energy Tariffs?

What's in this guide? Introduction If you’ve just become financially independent or moved away from home, you might be looking ...
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Cold Weather Payment [year]: Can you get £140 this winter?

Cold Weather Payment 2019: Can you get £140 this winter?

What's in this guide? Introduction The cold weather payment is a genuine opportunity for those at risk to get a ...
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Switching a Prepayment Meter to a Standard Credit Meter

Switching a Prepayment Meter to a Standard Credit Meter

What's in this guide? Introduction Switching a prepayment meter to a standard credit meter allows you to have some of ...
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What is The Tariff Comparison Rate?

What is The Tariff Comparison Rate?

What's in this guide? Introduction The tariff comparison rate or TCR was a tool that was introduced by Ofgem in ...
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Collective Energy Switching: What you need to know

Collective Energy Switching: What you need to know

What's in this guide? Introduction Collective purchase energy deals are one of the lesser known strategies that customers can benefit ...
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Which Energy Companies are British Owned?

Which Energy Companies are British Owned?

What's in this guide? Introduction Have you ever wondered which energy suppliers are British businesses? Many of the famous household ...
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Standing Charges: What you need to know

Standing Charges: What you need to know

What's in this guide? Introduction When you are researching energy suppliers, you will probably come across the term ‘standing charges’, ...
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Priority Services Register: What you need to know

Priority Services Register: What you need to know

What's in this guide? Introduction This is a service that is provided by suppliers to the most vulnerable customers. This ...
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Top 5 Green Energy Suppliers & Guide

Top 5 Green Energy Suppliers & Guide

What's in this guide? Introduction Long ago, if you wanted to have green energy from suppliers, you'd have to pay ...
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Top 31 Energy Suppliers for Customer Service

Top 31 Energy Suppliers for Customer Service

What's in this guide? Introduction When it comes to energy supplier customer service, there is a host of things to ...
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Smart Meter: When am I getting one?

Smart Meter: When am I getting one?

What's in this guide? Introduction The smart meter rollout is a government scheme to try and make sure that every ...
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Compare The Top 4 Electricity Companies in the UK

Compare The Top 4 Electricity Companies in the UK

What's in this guide? Introduction Some customers think that every energy supplier is the same, so there’s no point in ...
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Electricity and Gas Price Guide: Everything you need to know about kWh

Electricity and Gas Price Guide: Everything you need to know about kWh

What's in this guide? Introduction Regardless of whether you are looking to switch suppliers or whether you want to make ...
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Energy Comparison

Top 7 Energy Comparison Websites in 2019

Introduction Are you looking for the top 7 energy comparison websites? Then you're in the right place to find how ...
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Economy 7 Guide: What you need to know to pay less

Economy 7 Guide: What you need to know to pay less

What's in this guide? Introduction Economy 7 was launched in the late 1970's, with an aim to provide customers with ...
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Gas

Cheaper Gas Prices 2019 Guide

What's in this guide? Introduction Did you know that some customers could be saving up to £400 a year on ...
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Prepayment Meter Guide: What Is a PAYG Meter?

Prepayment Meter Guide: What Is a PAYG Meter?

What's in this guide? Introduction Prepayment meters are a type of residential meter that allows customers to pay for their ...
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Compare The Top 7 Cheap Gas Suppliers

Compare The Top 7 Cheap Gas Suppliers

What's in this guide? Introduction If a dual fuel tariff isn't for you, you'll be looking for separate tariffs for ...
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The Top 9 UK Duel Fuel Suppliers [year]

The Top 9 UK Duel Fuel Suppliers 2019

What's in this guide? Introduction What is a dual fuel tariff? A dual fuel tariff can sometimes mean the best ...
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Smart Meter Guide: Should you get one?

Smart Meter Guide: Should you get one?

What's in this guide? Introduction Have you recently acquired a smart meter or you are considering requesting one from your ...
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The Big Six Energy Suppliers Guide: Everything you need to know

The Big Six Energy Suppliers Guide: Everything you need to know

What's in this guide? Introduction You may have heard or read the term 'big six' if you have ever switched ...
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Electricity

Top 5 Cheap Electricity Suppliers 2019

What's in this guide? Introduction Did you know that some customers could be saving up to £400 a year on ...
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Underfloor Heating Guide: Pros, Cons & Costs

Underfloor Heating Guide: Pros, Cons & Costs

What's in this guide? Introduction Why would you consider underfloor heating? Perhaps you have read about them online and like ...
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Who supplies my electricity and gas?

Who supplies my electricity and gas?

What's in this guide? Introduction Sometimes finding out who your energy supplier is, isn't as easy as it should be ...
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Compare Electricity Prices From The Top 8 Energy Suppliers

Compare Electricity Prices From The Top 8 Energy Suppliers

What's in this guide? Introduction Did you know that up to 65% of energy customers never switch suppliers? On top ...
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How to Compare Energy Prices

How to Compare Energy Prices

What's in this guide? Introduction Once you have decided that you do want to switch, you're met with the next ...
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How to Switch Energy Suppliers: Compare energy deals to save

How to Switch Energy Suppliers: Compare energy deals to save

What's in this guide? Introduction Many people think that when you switch energy supplier, it's confusing, complicated and painful. While ...
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Cheap Energy Deals [year]: Compare Free To Save £100's

Cheap Energy Deals 2019: Compare Free To Save £100’s

What's in this guide? Introduction With the recent news of the primary energy suppliers hiking their prices another time this ...
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