Cooking: energy costs

Did you know...

  • On average an electric oven costs £42 a year if it's used under four times a week. That's 22p every time it's used.
  • On average electric hobs costs £33 per year if they're used under four times a week. That's 16p every time they're used.

Energy-saving tips

  • For small meals, consider using the microwave instead, this could save you 80% of the energy needed to heat your meal in the oven.
  • Putting a lid on saucepans can save 60% of the energy needed to cook a meal.