Reduce the electricity you use and cut your bills

Find out more about using less electricity in your home, with energy-efficient lighting and more efficient products and appliances. Plus details of smart meters and green electricity.

Whether you rent or own, and whatever kind of home you have, cutting your lighting bill is one of the easiest ways to save energy and money in the home.

Smart meters will be in your home by the end of 2019, helping you keep track of the energy you use, and cutting the need for meter readings. We explain how they work and what they do.

Find out about compliance with EU directives on eco-design and energy labeling of household products.