Glow
be warm and energy-efficient

05 December 2016

Glow is our campaign to raise awareness of affordable warmth.

Road of a terraced street showing carsWe want to show you how you can save money and energy while staying warm in your home.

The government

Did you know there are heating benefits provided by the government that you can apply for?

  • If you’re over 63 you may qualify for a Winter Fuel Payment of up to £300. Find out more – www.gov.uk/winter-fuel-payment or call 03459 15 15 15.
  • The Cold Weather Payment can give you £25 per week if the weather is below 0 degrees for 7 days in a row. Check to see if you’re eligibleand apply – www.gov.uk/cold-weather-payment
  • The Warm Homes Discount is a scheme run with some energy suppliers. It’s a one-off discount of £140 for people over 65 on electricity bill between October and April. More info – www.gov.uk/the-warm-home-discount-scheme or call 0345 603 9439

Switching suppliers

It can seem like a laborious task but switching energy companies can save you money. We recommend two impartial energy advice companies to find out how much you can save:

Both companies offer a quick and easy service to help reduce energy bills and potentially save you hundreds of pounds.

Find out more

Take a look at more articles, videos and tips on our saving energy page.