Energy tips to help you save

Energy tips to help you save

Looking for extra tips to help you save on your energy bills? Take a look at our partners top suggestions to help you to start saving today.


At Electricity North West our Extra Care support is proud to fund 'Take Charge' a FREE energy saving advice service delivered in partnership with Citizens Advice in the North West.

Take Charge can help you save money on your energy and wider household bills. From accessing grant support or other benefits, to advising you on cost saving measures that can be used in your home, our free service is open to all Electricity North West customers looking for a little extra advice.


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Small ways to make Big Savings

There are many ways you can use and produce energy more sustainably, managing your costs and your impact on the environment. These include changes in lighting, appliances, processes and transport, as well as installing renewable or low carbon electricity generation.

Try some of our tips below.

*Figures up to date as of October 2023


Wash at 30 degrees

SAVE £27 A YEAR by doing full loads of washing at 30°C. There are big savings to also be made (around £55) by line drying instead of using a tumble dryer, when the weather permits.

Turn it off

SAVE £55 A YEAR just by turning your appliances off standby mode. Most appliances can be turned off at the plug without upsetting their programming.

Less time in the shower

SAVE £65 A YEAR by simply keeping your shower time to just 4 minutes.

Boil what you use

SAVE £11 A YEAR by only filling the kettle with as much water as what you need.

Hand washing dishes

SAVE £13 A YEAR by reducing your dishwasher use by one run per week.

Smart Meter

DID YOU KNOW switching to a smart meter can help you keep track of your energy spending?

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Energy Saving Advice from Take Charge. You may be able to save money by making your home more energy efficient, for example you could save money by using your central heating more efficiently, keeping your home warmer for longer and making changes so you use less gas and electricity. Contact us today