Energy Discount for those eligible

Did you know that you could get £140 off your electricity bill for winter 2021 to 2022 under the government’s Warm Home Discount Scheme?

There are 2 ways to qualify for the Warm Home Discount Scheme:

How you apply for the Warm Home Discount Scheme depends on how you qualify for the discount.

You will need to check with your supplier for further details, suppliers open applications from the ‘broader group’ at individual times – from mid-August onwards. If you were eligible last year, you should automatically receive it.

The money is not paid to you – it’s a one-off discount on your electricity bill, between October and March.  You may be able to get a discount on your gas bill instead if your supplier provides you with both gas and electricity. Remember to contact your supplier to find out.

The discount will not affect your Cold Weather Payment or Winter Fuel Payment.

You can still qualify for the discount if you use a pre-pay or pay-as-you-go electricity meter.

Your electricity supplier can tell you how you’ll get the discount if you’re eligible, for example a voucher you can use to top up your meter.