Whoever you buy your gas and electricity from, you need to make sure you are getting a good deal...
If you donâ€™t know what all the numbers on your electricity and gas bills mean, donâ€™t worry, youâ€™re not alone.
There are a number of different ways you can pay your gas or electricity bill, and a number of different places you can do it.
According to Ofgem, switching supplier could save you Â£130 per year, and more than this if youâ€™re on your supplierâ€™s standard or default tariff.
Knowing who provides your gas and electricity allows you to compare and contrast offers to make sure you get the best deals.
How much you can save by switching energy suppliers depends on a number of factors. These include how much energy you use...
To switch energy suppliers, you only need your postcode, a recent energy bill and about 10 minutes.
There are many myths about switching, this page looks into the circumstances when Switching may not be possible
Smart meters are the next generation of gas and electricity meters and they can offer a range of intelligent functions.
There are hundreds of providers in the market, many will be able to offer better deals that the traditional 'big 6' suppliers.
Off-grid communities who use heating oil can save money on their fuel by joining or setting up heating oil buying groups.
The Warm Home Discount scheme is funded by energy suppliers and provides financial support to vulnerable consumers by offering a discount.
The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is split into three separate obligations and is delivered by the fuel suppliers.
As part of their licence obligations domestic gas and electricity suppliers must offer special services to vulnerable customers
The Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) provide support for their vulnerable customers via their Priority Service Register.
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