Energy price cap level – 1 April 2019

This table summarises the energy price cap level for the period from 1 April 2019 to 30 September 2019. It breaks the energy price cap down by fuel, meter type (standard and Economy 7) and shows the change in price cap levels compared to the preceeding cap.

With effect from 1 April 2019 energy consumers on Standard Variable Rate and other default tariffs are about to get hammered with massively higher energy bills courtesy of the Energy Price Cap.

If you are on a tariff covered by the Energy Price Cap you must take action now to avoid getting hit with massively higher energy bills.

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If you want to know how the Energy Price cap will affect you, this comprehensive guide will hopefully answer all your questions.

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Don’t leave it too late….the clock is ticking on this increase and remember it will typically take 21 days or so for your switch to complete.

Energy Price Cap (Default Tariff Cap) v2    

Runs from

Runs until
7 Feb 2019

1 Apr 2019

30 Sep 2019

FuelDirect Debit Bill (£)

Change (£/%)Standard Credit Bill (£)Change


Electricity (standard meter)661
Dual Fuel (standard meter)1,254+117
Electricity (economy 7 meter)815+84
Dual Fuel (economy 7 meter)1,408+135
Source; energyscanner, Ofgem

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