At UKPower, it’s our job to help you save money on your energy bills. The simplest way to do this is to compare energy deals and switch supplier – this alone can knock hundreds of pounds off the cost of your annual gas and electricity bills.
But there's more than one way to save money. Making your home more energy efficient and thinking more about how and when you use gas and electricity can also have a big impact. That’s why we’ve developed a range of tools to help both homes and businesses make savings on their gas and electricity bills.
Click the buttons below to try out some of our energy saving tools and see how much you can save.
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Smart Meter Calculator
Calculate how much your gas or electricity you have used by entering two meter readings.
Running Costs Calculator
How much does it cost to run your electric devices and appliances?
Power Saving Tips
Check out our top tips to help save money on your gas and electricity bills.
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Compare business gas and electricity and switch to a better deal.
Compare Double Glazing
Compare quotes for double glazing and save up to £165 per year with high-efficiency windows.
Compare gas boiler and gas central heating cover to protect your system.
Loft and Wall Insulation
Compare loft and cavity wall insulation quotes to save energy and cut your bills.
If you want to know how to check energy consumption at home, our smart meter calculator can help you do this by calculating how much gas or electricity you have used by entering two meter readings. This tool works out the calculations behind smart meter savings, and we currently have a smart meter calculator electricity tool and another smart meter calculator gas tool, and by using both together you can build up a complete picture of your energy usage.
How much does it cost to run your electric devices and appliances? Our cost of running a house calculator helps you to work the cost of running a range of household appliances, from switching on a light bulb to washing a full load.
To find out how much your appliances are costing you, simply select one of the common appliances we have listed in our dropdown menu or, if you need to find the cost of running an appliance that isn't listed, enter your own values in the boxes provided.
You may not realise it, but making a few small changes to the way you use energy can make a big difference to the cost of your energy bills – our home energy saving tips are full of great ideas to help save you money.
For instance, our energy saving tips for lights and lamps will outline how switching to energy-efficient light bulbs can save you around £78 in lighting costs over the lifetime of the bulb. And did you know that you can save around 3% on your heating bill for every degree that you turn down your thermostat?
Once you’ve switched energy, put some of our tips to save money on energy bills into practice to cut costs even further. And being more energy-efficient also means your doing your bit for the planet too.
Switching energy supplier is the quickest and simplest way to cut your gas and electricity bills – you can literally save hundreds of pounds a year from switching alone. If you’ve been put off because you think it’s too much hassle, think again – you can compare energy deals and switch within a matter of minutes.
Once you’ve agreed your switch, you’ll be with your new supplier and saving money within 21 days, and your gas and electricity will be supplied through the existing pipes and cables, meaning there’s no need for any digging or drilling at your property. Why pay more for the same energy? Switch now.
If you’re a business owner and you’ve never switched energy suppliers, or you’ve let an old contract expire, you’ll be paying too much for business gas and electricity. This means you need to run a business energy comparison to find a deal that better suits the needs and budget of your business.
The simplest way to compare business energy prices is to give the UKPower commercial energy team a call, and they’ll compare prices and arrange your switch to save you time, money and hassle.
Check out our business energy page to start your commercial gas and electricity comparison.
Compare quotes for double glazing and save up to £165 per year with high-efficiency windows. Whether you want new windows fitting to improve the energy efficiency of your home, or simply to replace old, shabby looking windows that are making the house look dreary, we can help you get cheap double glazing that doesn’t compromise on quality. Get up to four, free no-obligation quotes to compare prices and find the best deal for you.
Insurance is something we don’t like to think about until we actually need it. But, just as drivers might take out a breakdown insurance policy for their car, home owners can do the same with their boiler and central heating to ensure that if your boiler or central heating breaks down at the most inconvenient moment you are covered to get it fixed quickly. Compare boiler cover plans with us to get up to four, free no-obligation quotes to compare prices and find the best deal for you.
Home insulation could help your home become more energy efficient and cut your energy bills by as much as £390 a year*. A typical house can lose half of its heat through the walls and loft, but adequate lost insulation can help lessen the impact. And if your house has a cavity wall, but no insulation, you could benefit from installing cavity wall insulation. Compare loft insulation and cavity wall insulation with us to get up to four, free no-obligation quotes to compare prices and find the best deal for you.
*£390 savings a year figure is for 1940's 3 bed semi-detached home with a ten-year-old gas boiler and a gas price of 3.73p/kWh, when cavity wall insulation and loft insulation are installed. More modern homes save less. Individual savings depend on a range of factors and the £390 quoted should be treated as a guide.