Andrew Capstick

Senior Utilities Analyst

Andrew joined MSE in June 2016 as Energy Analyst. He covers some of our guides on utilities and looks after content on Cheap Energy Club. He previously worked as an analyst on a wide range of subjects, from energy and construction to entertainment and sports.

Outside of work, Andrew enjoys playing squash, watching football and rugby, going to gigs and music festivals, and attempts to play the guitar and ukulele.

Latest from Andrew Capstick

Cold weather payments

Cold weather payments

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

9 November 2022

Cut your water bills

Cut your water bills

Fitting a meter could save hundreds of pounds on your water bill. This MoneySavingExpert guide covers water meter costs and if you can save with a water meter calculator.

8 November 2022

Energy mythbusting

Energy mythbusting

Top energy-saving tips and energy myth-busting from Money Saving Expert. Find out how you can save on your gas and electricity bills using simple tricks.

8 November 2022

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

8 November 2022

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.

3 November 2022

The energy price guarantee is now set to end in April next year – here's what the change means for your bills

The energy price guarantee is now set to end in April next year – here's what the change means for your bills

The energy price guarantee, which was introduced on 1 October to protect households from a hideous 80% increase in energy bills, will now only last until April 2023, rather than for the next two years as originally planned.

18 October 2022

How you'll receive the £400 energy bill discount from your supplier

How you'll receive the £400 energy bill discount from your supplier

Millions of households in Britain will get £400 this winter to help with rising energy bills as part of the Government's 'Energy Bills Support Scheme'. Exactly how you'll be paid this money depends on your supplier and how you pay for your energy bills.

18 October 2022

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.

14 October 2022

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 October 2022

Prepay top-up trick

Prepay top-up trick

27 September 2022

Solar panels – are they worth it?

Solar panels – are they worth it?

With energy costs rocketing, solar panels can generate a bigger bill saving than they used to. MoneySavingExpert reveals if solar panels could be worth it for you.

20 September 2022

Ovo Energy announces £50 million support package for customers - including debt repayment holidays for prepayment users

Ovo Energy announces £50 million support package for customers - including debt repayment holidays for prepayment users

Ovo Energy has announced a new support package for its customers, which will kick in this winter. Crucially, it plans to introduce a payment holiday for prepayment customers in debt from 1 October. Other measures include increasing the amount of emergency credit prepaid users can get, offering free energy saving products and boiler services, plus additional funding for its grants scheme.

1 September 2022

Energy bills to rise from October for millions as new price cap is announced – how to find out how much you’ll pay under the new rates

Energy bills to rise from October for millions as new price cap is announced – how to find out how much you’ll pay under the new rates

Energy bills will rise by about £1,600/year on average for 24 million households in October, as regulator Ofgem confirmed the largest ever hike to the energy price cap this morning.

26 August 2022