You could get £140.00 towards your bill if your electricity supplier is in the scheme.
The money isn’t paid to you. it’s a one-off discount on your electricity bill/pre payment meter between October and April.
You are eligible if : on 10 July 2017 all of the following applied:
- your electricity supplier was part of the scheme
- your name (or your partner’s) was on the bill
- you were getting the Guarantee Credit element of Pension Credit (even if you get Savings Credit as well)
If you don’t qualify:
You may be able to apply directly to your electricity supplier for help if you don’t get the Guarantee Credit element of Pension Credit but:
- you’re on a low income
- you get certain means-tested benefits
Check with your supplier to see if you’re eligible and how to apply.