Energy Guides

How it’s made, used and ends up in your home

These guides will help you understand the story of gas and electricity, right from how it gets made, through to how you get billed for it. Find out how gas and electricity is created from natural resources and how it ends up in your home.

We'll also explain a bit about renewable sources of energy and how we’re investing in them on your behalf. Finally, we'll help break down confusing energy bills and show you how to compare tariffs.

Switching energy providers

How to compare energy suppliers

How to compare energy suppliers

Thinking about switching energy suppliers? Here are a few tips on things to consider when shopping around for tariffs to help you make the best decision.

Switch your energy supplier

Switching your energy supplier

Been putting off switching energy suppliers? It’s actually easier than you might think. Read our step-by-step guide to changing your gas and electricity suppliers.

Your average bill

Average energy bill

Average energy costs

See how your energy use compares to the national average and learn about ways you can lower your bills.

How your home life affects your energy bill

How are energy bills calculated

Have you ever thought about what’s covered by your energy bill, how prices are set and who’s responsible for setting them? We thought not. But if you ARE interested, read on…

Your energy bill

Your energy bill explained

Confused by your energy bill? We’ll help you break it down section by section in this handy guide.

dual fuel

The benefits of dual fuel

Buying your Gas and Electricity from the same company is normally cheaper and more efficient, but there are a few things to watch out for. In this guide, we’ll show you how to shop for dual fuel tariffs to make sure you get the best deal.

Your energy bill explained

What affects my energy bill

Find out how your household appliances, habits and even your home itself can affect your energy bills. Read our handy tips to help you save money AND do your bit for the planet.

Sources of Energy

Importance of renewable energy

Why renewable energy is here to stay

We all know that increasing the amount of energy we get from greener sources is better for the environment. In this guide, we’ll talk about what we’re doing to invest in renewable power and helping the UK reduce its reliance on fossil fuels.

Types of renewable energy

Types of renewable energy

Learn more about different types of renewable energy like solar, tidal, wind and biomass that are aiming to help the UK get more of its energy from greener sources.

Where your energy comes from

Where your energy comes from

Have you ever thought about where the energy to boil your kettle actually comes from? Take a look at our guide to learn more about the power behind your home.