Are you worried about the rising cost of energy in the UK? You’re not alone. Energy bills have been on the rise, and show no sign of stopping (Source: The Guardian). In fact, they’re predicted to continue increasing in the coming years.
Renewable energy systems
So what can you do to offset the cost of your energy bill? One option is to switch to renewable energy. Renewable energy solutions like solar and heat pumps can help you reduce your reliance on traditional forms of energy, and in some cases, can even provide you with a cheaper energy bill.
If you’re interested in making the switch to renewable energy, there are a few things you need to know. Firstly, not every renewable energy solution is right for every household. It’s important to do your research and find the right solution for you.
Secondly, switching can be expensive. There are a number of government subsidies available to help offset the cost of installation, but these vary depending on your location and the type of system you choose.
Finally, it’s important to remember that installing a renewable energy system won’t happen overnight. It can take time to get up and running, so be patient and plan ahead.
Other ways to lower your energy bills
There are a number of things you can do to lower your energy bills, even if you don’t switch to renewable energy. One option is to upgrade your home insulation. Upgrading your insulation can help you retain heat in the winter and keep your home cool in the summer.
Another option is to install energy-efficient appliances. New appliances use less energy than older models, so upgrading can help you save on your energy costs. You can also save money by turning off appliances when they’re not in use, and by using smart power strips to control when electronics draw power from the wall.
Following on from energy efficiency, you can turn off your electrical products at the wall to avoid standby mode. Standby mode continues to use energy and most can be turned off at the wall, if you are unsure about a product we recommend you check the instructions.
Be sure to take advantage of government subsidies and incentives available for energy-saving measures like these. There are a number of programs available, so be sure to research what’s available in your area.
Call Celtic Green Energy to discuss the benefits of renewable energy in Swansea
Celtic Green are specialists in renewable energy. We supply, install and maintain green energy systems throughout South Wales. With over 10 years’ experience, we offer bespoke advice to find the best solution for you.