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Top tips to minimise your energy bill

The Telegraph revealed that reports by industry regulator Ofgem indicated that “utility bills have risen on average £300 over the past three years. This is an increase of nearly 30% in three years, or 10% a year.” The article went on to say that “gas and electricity bills will rise £95 over the next 12 months for a standard tariff, dual fuel customer based on a current average annual bill of £1,420 per year.” With wages rising by a measly 1.4% per year, rising fuels bills only add to the disproportionate cost of living. With tips on how to reduce the escalating costs of energy hitting the headlines daily, The Guardian reported that it’s the climate change policies that will help to make energy more affordable. Energy and climate secretary Ed Davey was quoted saying, “energy-saving policies, better gas boilers, tighter building regulations, the coalition’s green deal loan scheme and smart meters could save householders around £166 a year by 2020.” Continue reading Top tips to minimise your energy bill