On 26th August 2022 Ofgem announced the energy price cap will increase to £3,549 per year for dual fuel for an average household from 1 October 2022, an 80% increase.
LEAP (Local Energy Advice Partnership)
LEAP home energy visits offer free support to help you keep warm, and save money.
Improving your home is a big way to cut down on your energy bills. LEAP can check if you are eligible and help you apply for government-funded measures such as Air Source Heat Pumps, Solar Panels and Insulation.
We provide free LED bulbs, draught-proofing, energy-saving plugs and more – we can install these for you for free and these quick changes will save you money over time.
Our Home Energy Advisors are fully trained to spot any areas you can save money – from using your heating system more efficiently and spotting errors on your energy bills to referring you for a free Income Maximisation call for full debt advice. We can also put you in touch with other organisations in the area.
How to apply:
Please visit the Leap Website below:
Anyone worried about paying their bill should contact their supplier in the first instance. All domestic energy customers will receive at least £400 towards their energy bills, with further support for the most vulnerable households.
To see what financial support is available please check here: https://helpforhouseholds.campaign.gov.uk/help-with-your-bills/