Guidance for the energy sector about the maximum price they can charge people on standard variable energy tariff (default tariffs) by region and payment method.

If you pay the energy bills in your household

We review and update the energy price cap level every three months. Get the levels for a typical household including standing charges in our energy price cap guide.

The actual rates you are charged will depend on where you live, how you pay your bill and the type of meter you have. Get energy price cap standing charges and unit rates by region.

Energy price cap levels

1 January to 31 March 2024

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1 October to 31 December 2023

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1 July 2023 to 30 September 2023

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1 April to 30 June 2023

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1 January to 31 March 2023

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1 October to 31 December 2022

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1 April to 30 September 2022

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1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022

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1 April to 30 September 2021

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1 October 2020 to 31 March 2021

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1 April to 30 September 2020

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1 October 2019 to 31 March 2020

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1 April to 30 September 2019

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1 January to 31 March 2019

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