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What the Government is doing to keep your energy bill down

Government is keeping bills as low as possible by encouraging more competition; making switching energy supplier easier; and controlling public subsidies paid for through energy bills.

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The cost of your energy bill is determined by a variety of factors including wholesale, network and environmental costs. Government is keeping bills as low as possible by encouraging more competition; making switching energy supplier easier; and controlling public subsidies paid for through energy bills.

Published 22 January 2016
Last updated 9 March 2016 + show all updates
  1. Updated number of energy suppliers to 37
  2. First published.