Policy paper

Energy Price Guarantee

Details of the Energy Price Guarantee (EPG).



This factsheet outlines EPG support for households with energy bills.

Published 8 September 2022
Last updated 26 May 2023 + show all updates
  1. Added new section about the Energy Price Guarantee from 1 July 2023 onwards.

  2. The EPG will remain in place until the end of June 2023. We have published new unit rates for electricity and gas for the period April to June 2023.

  3. We have published the Energy Price Guarantee rates for Great Britain and Northern Ireland for January to March 2023.

  4. The Energy Price Guarantee for Northern Ireland households has launched. Energy suppliers in Northern Ireland will reduce energy bills by a unit price reduction of up to 19.9p/kWh for electricity and 4.8p/kWh for gas.

  5. The Energy Price Guarantee will be in place until 31 March 2023. A review will be launched to consider more targeted measures to support households with their energy bills after this period.

  6. We've added information about the Alternative Fuel Payment, which provides a one-off payment to UK households that use alternative fuels for heating.

  7. Updated information for households.

  8. Page updated to include details on energy unit prices from 1 October.

  9. First published.