The scheme requires energy suppliers with more than 250,000 domestic (not business) customers, by law, to help vulnerable customers pay for electricity by providing a discount of £140.
Who's eligible? The core group it helps are those who get the guarantee credit element of pension credit.
There's also a broader group that energy suppliers consider for the rebate, but this varies from supplier to supplier.
If you’re in the core group, you’ll get the rebate automatically, but if you meet a supplier’s broader eligibility criteria, you will need to apply directly to the supplier.
How will I get the cash? The money isn't paid to you, it's a one-off discount on your electricity bill, usually between October and March.
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