How can I reduce my fuel bills?

There are ways you can cut the cost of your fuel bills, conserve energy in your home and keep your home warmer.

Changes can be made to your heating equipment to make it easier to see and use. Specially adapted products are available through RNIB or from fuel suppliers. For more information you can contact our helpline on

Ask your fuel supplier:

  • to put your name on their priority service register
  • to agree to use a password system to identify their employees, if they visit you at home
  • to provide you with bills and information in the format of your choice, for example large print, audio or braille.

Contact the Energy Saving Advice Service on 0300 123 1234 to find out about support available for improving the energy efficiency of your home.

Debt Advice

If you are struggling to pay your fuel bills, see the "Debt Advice" page on our website for help finding an expert debt adviser. Fuel arrears are a priority debt and can result in your supply being cut off. It is vital to address this at as early a stage as possible.

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