Fuel and energy

Help paying utility bills

If you are having difficulty with the cost of utilities, contact your energy supplier to discuss solutions for meeting payments. Further information and resources, including financial assistance that may be available to you, can be found in the Keeping warm in winter section on the Connect to Support Hampshire website and the connect4communities website.

Additionally, those receiving vouchers from Hampshire County Council’s Household Support Fund can put these towards fuel bills if they wish.

Citizens Advice in Hampshire can advise on utility costs and help with your household energy bills.

The Environment Centre is funded to help low-income households to reduce their heating bills by providing grants and low-energy appliances for the home.

Education settings can also assist families in need of support with household fuel bills and keeping warm in winter.

Hitting the Cold Spots helpline

The Hitting the Cold Spots helpline provides helpful information about how to keep your home warm. It is open to all Hampshire residents. Some services have eligibility criteria, and the advisors will talk through the possible options.

Solar panels

Residents considering solar panels for their homes can sign-up to generate greener energy and reduce their energy bills through the Solar Together Hampshire offer.