Andrew Capstick

Energy & Utilities Editor

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Is it time to fix your energy or stay on the Price Cap?

Is it time to fix your energy or stay on the Price Cap?

Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis walks you through whether it's better to fix your energy with a new tariff or to stick on the regulator's Price Cap.

11 January 2024

Cold weather payments

Cold weather payments

MoneySavingExpert's guide on who can get cold weather payments, how to apply, and how to check if you're due a payment.

11 January 2024

Prepaid gas and electricity

Prepaid gas and electricity

With Money Saving Expert's guide learn how prepaid electricity and gas meters works and find out if you can switch to a standard meter.

8 January 2024

Cut your water bills

Cut your water bills

Fitting a meter could save £100s on your water bill. This MoneySavingExpert guide features a water meter calculator that can show whether you'll save this way.

8 January 2024

What is the Energy Price Cap?

What is the Energy Price Cap?

Discover more about the energy price cap, brought in by the regulator Ofgem, with this in-depth guide from Martin Lewis's MoneySavingExpert

2 January 2024

Energy direct debits help

Energy direct debits help

If you pay energy bills by direct debit and it's been unreasonably raised, you could lower it again and get overpaid cashback by following these tips - MoneySavingExpert.

2 January 2024

Energy mythbusting

Energy mythbusting

Top energy-saving tips and energy mythbusting from MoneySavingExpert. Find out how you can save on your gas and electricity bills using simple tricks.

2 January 2024

Cheap Northern Ireland electricity

Cheap Northern Ireland electricity

Find out how to save £100+ on your energy bills in Northern Ireland with Money Saving Expert. Compare & Switch electricity and slash your heating bills

27 December 2023

Electric vehicle energy tariffs

Electric vehicle energy tariffs

Energy suppliers are offering tariffs aimed at electric vehicle owners. If you're an EV owners in the UK, should you go for one?

14 December 2023

How energy suppliers set direct debits

How energy suppliers set direct debits

Most energy direct debits are going up because prices are. So how does your energy supplier decide how to set your direct debit, and how can you tell if it's fair. This MoneySavingExpert guide can help.

11 December 2023

Electric vehicles

Electric vehicles

This MoneySavingExpert guide can help you compare all the costs involved in owning an electric vehicle, from purchase price to charging, tax and insurance.

8 December 2023

Cheap heating oil

Cheap heating oil

Find cheap home heating oil with Money Saving Expert. Heating oil prices are rising steadily - slash bills by haggling or joining your local buying group.

29 November 2023

Smart meters

Smart meters

Getting a free smart meter can help you get accurate bills and save energy - find out how, why and if to get them with MoneySavingExpert.

7 November 2023

Prepay top-up trick

Prepay top-up trick

27 September 2022