London Fuel Poverty Hub

Home » News » Warm Home Discount: helping Londoners save £140 on their annual electricity bill

Warm Home Discount: helping Londoners save £140 on their annual electricity bill

Find my Borough

Download our list of Warm Home Discount suppliers’ phone numbers and websites  now.

What is the Warm Home Discount?

The Warm Home Discount provides a rebate on electricity bills for vulnerable and low income households. This year, it’s £140.

Even better news: the scheme has recently been extended to 2021, with the rebate amount rising each year, so Londoners can receive the rebate in the years to come as well.

The catch?

Not everyone qualifies for the Warm Home Discount, and many people will have to apply.

Who qualifies automatically?

People who receive Pension Credit Guarantee qualify automatically and should receive their rebate in the form of a discount off their electricity bill in February or March each year.

Who should apply?

Each electricity supplier has different criteria for their discount scheme. You can only apply to your current electricity supplier. People who are likely to be eligible are those on Pension Credit (Savings), those on low incomes, and those on means-tested benefits.

Who should I contact?

To make life easier, we have compiled a list of all the participating electricity suppliers, including their phone number and website address specifically for Warm Home Discount applications. You can download a PDF of the list here.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: