Useful Energy Links

*Between 1 July and 31 December 2020, people who have switched energy supplier for both gas & electricity with Uswitch saved an average of £216

Gas and Electricity Information

Consumer Rights
Government service providing first tier advice on energy services to let consumers know how to progress a complaint if they are dissatisfied with the company’s response. Consumer Direct can be contacted by calling 0345 404 0506 or via www.gov.uk.
OFGEM
Government body promotes effective competition in gas and electricity markets.
Energy Saving Trust
The EST provides expert and impartial advice and information as well as grants to encourage the more efficient use of energy in our homes and vehicles across the UK.

Energy Saving & Grant Schemes

Energy Assistance Package (Scotland)
The Energy Assistance Package is a scheme operating in Scotland. The package can help you with your bills or make your home warmer and more energy efficient. Call the Home Energy Scotland Hotline today to find out more on 0800 512 012.

Home Energy Efficiency Scheme (Wales)
The National Assembly for Wales funds the Home Energy Efficiency Scheme (HEES) Grant. It can provide up to £2,700 to make your home warmer, more energy efficient and more secure.

Warm Home Scheme (Northern Ireland)
The Warm Homes grant provides a package of energy efficiency and heating measures, up to the value of £750. Energy efficiency advice, tailored to each household, is provided by Eaga Partnership's Home Visits team in accordance with the Energy Savings Trust's Code of Practice.

Carbon Trust
The Carbon Trust is an international organisation helping businesses, governments and the public sector to achieve a sustainable, low carbon economy through carbon reduction and energy saving.

Department of Energy and Climate Change
The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) works to make sure the UK has secure, clean, and affordable energy supplies, and supports and promotes international action to lessen the impact of climate change.

Scottish Environment Protection Agency
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is Scotland’s environmental regulator, aiming to protect and improve the environment, and sustainably manage our natural resources.

Government Environment Agency
The Government’s Environment Agency works to develop more eco-friendly places for people and wildlife to live, and supports the growth of sustainability.

Friends of the Earth
Friends of the Earth is an organisation dedicated to the protection and improvement of the environment, placing emphasis on establishing a green economy the world over.

Centre for Alternative Technology
CAT is an education and visitor centre demonstrating practical solutions for sustainability, covering all aspects of green living, including environmental building, renewable energy, and energy efficiency.

Centre for Sustainable Energy
The Centre for Sustainable Energy helps people and organisations from the public and private sectors meet the challenges of rising energy costs and climate change.

MARTIN LEWIS - Money Saving Expert
The aim of this website is to provide a discussion forum on money saving, a place to sign up for Martin's Money Tips e-mail and a format for financial empowerment.