Energy Price Cap

Between 1 April to 30 June 2024 the energy price cap is set at £1,690 per year for a typical household who use electricity and gas and pay by Direct Debit. This is £238 lower than the cap set between 1 January to 31 March 2024 (£1,928).

Electricity and gas unit prices and standing charges, 1 January to 30 June 2024

 Energy price cap per unit and standing charge1 January to 31 March 2024Energy price cap per unit and standing charge1 April to 30 June 2024 
Electricity28.62 pence per kWh53.35 pence daily standing charge24.50 pence per kWh60.10 pence daily standing charge
Gas7.42 pence per kWh29.60 pence daily standing charge6.04 pence per kWh 31.43 pence daily standing charge