Government help with energy bills: What support can you receive?

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You could be entitled to government help with energy bills as well as for home improvements (Image credit: Getty Images)

Many of us will soon be receiving government help with energy bills, and as the cost of living crisis worsens it’s important to know what support you are eligible to receive.

Finding energy saving tips to lower our consumption has been a top priority for most homeowners this year amid surging energy price rises. This can be anything from switching to LED bulbs, to making more substantial improvements like installing new insulation. 

Jack Woodfield
News Editor

Jack has worked in journalism for 11 years and was the News Editor for Homebuilding & Renovating from 2019 until the beginning of 2023. He strives to break the most relevant and beneficial stories for self builders, extenders and renovators, including the latest news on the construction materials shortage and hydrogen heating. In 2021 he appeared on BBC's The World at One to discuss the government's planning reforms. 

He enjoys testing new tools and gadgets, and having bought his first home in 2013, he has renovated every room and recently finished a garden renovation.