Energy bill discount scheme

  • Regulation and policy

    How effective were the UK’s energy bill support schemes? 

    Introduced during a period of record high energy prices, the UK Government's energy support schemes came to an end on 31 March this year. Evaluating emergency measures such as these purely on their value for money is difficult, as the policy was intended to serve multiple purposes.   At the time...

  • Business supply and services

    Businesses facing up to 133% electricity bill rise for fixing at market peak

    Data from Cornwall Insight’s Business Electricity Bill Forecast has shown businesses that fixed their energy contracts at the peak of the energy market last year1, could be facing up to a 133% rise in bills from April. The figures, which represent a worst-case scenario2, demonstrate how high wholesale prices at...