Details of the Energy Bill Support Scheme published

4 August 2022

The information in the following PDA newsletter was provided by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS). This will help your business to understand the following:

  • The latest information and insight available
  • The support available for your business

Households will receive ¬£400 towards their energy bills this winter, with payments made in 6 instalments from October. The discounts will be administered by energy suppliers ‚Äď those who¬†pay for their energy via standard credit, payment card and direct debit will receive an automatic deduction to their bills over the 6-month period.

Prepayment meter customers will be provided with discount vouchers from the first week of each month, issued via SMS text, email or post, using the customer’s registered contact details. These customers will need to redeem these at their usual top-up point, such as their nearest local PayPoint or Post Office branch.

Customers will not be asked for bank details at any point. Consumers should be alert to potential scams and report any suspect communications to the relevant authorities.

See more details on the https://www.gov.uk/government/news/energy-bills-support-scheme-explainer