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1 January 2024- OFGEM (Office of Energy and Gas Markets) announced that from today the price for energy a typical household who use gas and electricity and pay by Direct Debit will go up by £94. This will take the energy price cap from £1,834 to £1,928 per year.

The amount you pay will depend on how much energy your household uses, where you live and the type of meter you have.

For more information please visit New energy price cap level for January to March 2024 starts today | Ofgem


The Royal British Legion, the UK's largest charity dedicated to supporting the Armed Forces community, has launched a new grant scheme for veterans and their families who are struggling to pay their energy bills. The initiative will provide non-repayable emergency grants of up to £2,400 a year (£200 a month), and is available across the UK.

For more information about the scheme please click the following link: Cost of Living Grants (britishlegion.org.uk)


The high cost of energy has demonstrated the need for improving the energy efficiency of homes.

Residents have let us know how Council schemes have helped them to feel warmer and cut energy consumption in their homes.

Are you struggling with      your energy bills?

Some actions you can take if you are struggling with your energy bills.

 Grant Schemes

 Save money and energy - discounts and energy grant schemes.

 Energy Tips

Some useful energy tips for around your home.


 Home Energy

Most of the heating energy is lost through the building fabric.

 Energy FAQs

A list of frequently asked questions and answers.

 Energy Switching

Join our collective switching scheme to help you get a better energy tariff.


 Damp & Mould

How to keep damp and mould to a minimum.



 Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is energy generated from natural sources, and natural processes.

 Solar Together Kent

Group-buying scheme for solar panels and battery storage.

 Keep Warm, Keep Well

The main risk from cold weather is heart and lung problems.

 Green Travel

All forms of transport that use fossil fuels produce carbon emissions. 



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Please also have a look at the Climate Change pages to see why saving energy is so important

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Email: energy@dover.gov.uk