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Written by GlynneathMoneySavingExpert   
Friday, 13 April 2012 12:54

Some tips on how to save money on your electricity bills


1. Switch suppliers - This sometimes can be the quickest and easiest way to savf £100's


2. Buy energy saving devices when you come to change them - Don't buy devices that are bigger than necessary. The "Energy Saving Recommended" logo guarantees that products have met strict criteria on energy efficiency and will cost less to run


3. Do a free home energy check at and you'll receive a report telling you how you can save up to £250 a year on your household energy bills


4. Upgrade your heating and hot water system - New, high-efficiency condensing boiler with heating controls could save you up to £200 a year. Compare the efficiency of different boilers at


5. Simply put, don't waste electricity - Only use the heat and light appliances you really need. Switch lights off when you leave a room. Don't leave TVs, DVD players and computers on standby and don't leave appliances like mobile phones and toothbrushes on charge unnecessarily


Generate your own power and obtain a grant along the way, The government's low-carbon buildings programme provides grants of up to £2,500 for installing renewable energy technologies in the home. Apply online at

Last Updated on Friday, 13 April 2012 13:24