Energy price cap level – 1 January 2019

This table summarises the energy price cap level for the period from 1 January 2019 to 31 March 2019.

This is the opening level of the energy price cap. It represents a reduction of 6% compared to average Standard Default Tariff prices before the introduction of the cap.

Energy Price Cap (Default Tariff Cap) v1 
Announced

Runs from

Runs until
6 Nov 2018

1 Jan 2019

31 Mar 2019


FuelDirect Debit Bill
(£)



Standard Credit Bill
(£)

Gas542
582
Electricity (standard meter)595
639
Dual Fuel (standard meter)1,1371,221
Electricity (economy 7 meter)731781
Dual Fuel (economy 7 meter)1,2731,363
Source; energyscanner, Ofgem

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