It is important to let your energy provider know that you or someone you live with has pulmonary hypertension. Suppliers should provide extra support to those classed as vulnerable, and making sure you are on the Priority Services Register is the first step.
A drop in the price cap means that from July, households will see a significant fall in their energy bills. The price cap limits how much suppliers can charge households for each unit of energy they use.
From 1st October 2023 the energy price cap is set at £1,923 a year for a typical household who use gas and electricity and pay by Direct Debit.
Citizens Advice have this list of simple ways to spend less on energy bills – which doesn’t include turning your heating off!
These helpful energy-saving tips from the BBC are designed to keep your bills lower.
If you’re struggling pay, or think you may struggle soon, please speak to your energy supplier as soon as possible. Ofgem has this information on getting help.
With thanks to the CF Trust for the following information on this page
If your supplier isn’t listed, it’s a good idea to contact them directly to see what extra support they can give you.
The BGET fund for individuals and families, open to non British Gas customers, is now only available for those on prepayment meters. They priotise people who cannot get a grant from their energy provider. Read about the BGET online application form on the British Gas Energy Trust website.
Other support available