Energy price caps

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Energy price caps are here to ensure you pay a fairer price for your gas and electricity. Find out about the caps set by Ofgem for prepaymentopen key term pop-up, standard variable and defaultopen key term pop-up energy tariffs in Great Britain. 

Prepay or prepayment meter

A prepayment meter tariff means you pay upfront for your gas or electricity use. You can ‘top up’ using an app on your phone, by text or through a token or key card at a shop. More.

Default tariff

If you’ve never switched energy supplier or have switched only once, you’re likely to be on a poor value, more expensive ‘default’ tariff. Default tariffs, including standard variable tariffs, are a basic tariff from an energy supplier. More.

About energy price caps

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Is my energy bill price capped?

Is my energy bill price capped - purple bill icon

What are the energy price cap levels now?

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How different caps could benefit you

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Your questions answered

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How to switch & save on your gas and electricity

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What is my energy tariff?

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Glossary of terms

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Who to contact? Finding your supplier details

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Spread the word: Tools to talk about price caps

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How do energy price cap protections work?

How are tariffs calculated under an energy price cap?

What do Ofgem and the government do?

What do Ofgem and the government do?