Misinformation about the impact of Coronavirus is spread on social media and by word of mouth. This is as true with the energy sector as it is with medicine and health.

National Grid have put together a Q and A about electricity distribution in Britain and the effect of coronavirus on the grid. Some may find it surprising to hear that electricity use during the pandemic has dropped across the country. Although use has risen throughout the day in our homes with people working from home; industrial and business use has dropped by a greater level.

Increased use at home is however going to increase the average energy bill though, if you’re concerned you can contact us on our freephone advice line for advice and suggestions.