What is the Warm Home Discount Scheme?

The Warm Home Discount is a scheme run by energy suppliers which entitles pensioners and customers on low incomes £140 off their electricity bills.

You can qualify for this discount if you were a pensioner as of 12 July 2014, and you receive the Guarantee Credit part of Pension Credit, even if you get the Savings Credit part too. 

The criteria can vary from each supplier, so please contact you supplier to check your eligibility. Below are the current participating suppliers in the scheme-

Atlantic
British Gas
Co-operative Energy
EDF Energy
E.ON
Equipower (Ebico)
Equigas (Ebico)
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Manweb
M&S Energy
npower
Ovo Energy
Sainsbury’s Energy
Scottish Gas
Scottish Hydro
ScottishPower
Southern Electric
SSE
SWALEC
Utilita
Utility Warehouse
Woodland Trust Energy

 

To find out more on the Warm Home Discount Scheme, please phone their helpline on 0345 603 9439 (Monday- Friday, 8:30am- 4:30pm).