The Energy Bill Relief Scheme

We would like to take this opportunity to reassure our prospective and existing customers and clarify the following on the Energy Bill Relief Scheme (EBRS):

  • The Energy Bill Relief Scheme (EBRS) applies to fixed contracts agreed on or after 1st December 2021 as well as to deemed, variable and flexible tariffs and contracts. It will apply to energy usage from 1st October 2022 to 31st March 2023, running for an initial six-month period for all non domestic energy users..
  • All energy suppliers will apply the same discount. This discount will automatically appear on your statements. Customers do not need to apply for the scheme or contact us.
  • The BEIS department recommends all customers continue to enter into fixed price agreements as normal to shield businesses from future wholesale price increases. This way we can ensure all our customers are protected from the volatility in the current wholesale market.
  • For customers who qualify for the Energy Bill Relief Scheme we kindly ask all qualifying customers to provide us with monthly gas and / or electricity meter reads until end of the scheme. This should be done ideally on the first day of the month or no later than the 10th.This will be a great help to get your bills as accurate as possible and ensure we apply the right discount throughout the scheme period.

For the latest information on the Energy Bill Scheme please visit www.gov.uk/guidance click here

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Who is the Energy Champion in Your Business


Making one of your employees an energy champion can be a very effective way of controlling energy costs and the Carbon Trust has published a number of tips for how to make the best of such a role.

They include:

  • Reporting energy waste they notice, such as equipment left on unnecessarily.
  • Ensuring equipment and machinery are well-maintained and working efficiently.
  • Contributing and gathering ideas for improving the way things are done.
  • Testing and implementing new processes.
  • Communicating good practice and being an ambassador for change.


It’s also vital that your energy champion has the visible support of top management and all the necessary resources they need to be effective.

According to the Carbon Trust approach, the energy champion should:

  • Be the eyes and ears for energy wastage.
  • Be responsible for reading meters and checking fuel bills.
  • Develop a weekly or monthly checklist of duties.
  • Consider forming an action team to report on progress and encourage further action.

A good way of identifying waste initially is to stage an energy walkabout.  Because your energy usage patterns will vary throughout the day, the walkabout times should be varied to match, for example, when the cleaners are in, at lunch, and at night or over weekends.

From these walks, your energy champion can identify where energy is being wasted and the possible reasons.  Is it a lack understanding, are procedures being overlooked, is repair or necessary to reduce energy costs, or there is a need for capital investment, for example?