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Energy saving advice

Energy saving advice

Using less energy not only directly saves you money on your bill, but it's also better for the environment and reduces network maintenance and investment costs, saving you even more!

There are many ways you can use and produce energy more sustainably, managing your costs and your impact on the environment. These include changes in lighting, appliances, processes and transport, as well as installing renewable or low carbon electricity generation.

Here are our top tips on how to save energy or for more information, visit the Energy Saving Trust website.

Fitting draught excluders in your home could save you £65 a year.

Using energy saving light bulbs could save you around £50 over the lifetime of the bulb.

Doing a full load of washing at 30°C could save you £30 a year.

You can save around £30 a year just by turning your appliances off standby mode.

You can save £10 a year on your energy bill just by spending one minute less in the shower each day.

Use a bowl to wash up rather than a running tap and save £30 a year in energy bills.

Turning your heating down by just 1°C can save you as much as £60 per year.

Switch to a smart meter to keep track of your energy spending.

Citizens Advice price comparison

Want to see if you're getting the best deal on your energy? We operate the electricity network, but you can choose which supplier you pay your bill to. Use this independent tool to find the right supplier for you, and save money on your bills.

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