Understand your energy bills

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Get the lowdown on your energy bills
"We've come to the rescue with our energy bill cheat-sheet, showing you the terms and phrases to look out for"
  • | by Abbie Laughton-Coles

If you squirm with reluctance every time a letter from your energy supplier drops through the door it could be for one of two reasons: either you're dreading waving goodbye to a chunk of your salary, or you're apprehensive about trying to comprehend the befuddling numbers and lingo gracing the pages of what claims to be your energy bill. Or, most likely, a bit of both.

But never fear! We've come to the rescue with our energy bill cheat-sheet, showing you the terms and phrases to look out for and what they actually mean. (Click the image below to view)

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Note: This is a completely fictional bill. The energy supplier, phone numbers, names and figures are completely made-up. Please don't ring the number.