Ben GallizziEnergy Expert

Ben is’s energy expert. Since 2018, he’s written about a range of energy topics for, Uswitch and SaveOnEnergy, including covering industry news and ensuring consumers can access up-to-date information to help them save money on their gas and electricity.

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Lowering your energy bills: lessons from science

How to transform your house into an ultra-energy efficient eco-home

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What is the Renewable Heat Incentive?

Part of a plethora of measures designed to help people save money on their energy, the Renewable Heat Incentive is always a popular option. Find out more about it in our guide.

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What are Winter Fuel Payments?

Winter Fuel Payments can be a lifeline for those on low incomes to keep the heating going during the coldest months. Find out more about Winter Fuel Payments and how to apply for them in our guide.

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When is the best time to switch my energy deal?

We all (hopefully) know why we should switch our energy deal, but is there an optimal time to do so? Read our guide to find out.

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Electric vehicles: should you get one and how will it affect your energy bills?

Electric vehicles are coming, whether you like it or not - the government is committed to phasing out the use of petrol and diesel cars, and some manufacturers like Jaguar have already announced that they'll be all-electric in the next few years. It pays to be clued up ahead of time - find out what electric vehicles might mean for you here.

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What is the Green Homes Grant?

The Green Homes Grant has garnered a lot of column inches since its introduction in 2020, but not always for the right reasons. Find out why in our guide.

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The Eco Pets League

Discover which of our beloved pets have the least impact on the planet as our energy experts present The Eco Pets League.

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Rising tides - the tourist destinations that could disappear by 2100

With global warming and sea levels rising, we could lose some of the biggest tourist spots in the next 100 years. Find out which tourist hotspots are most at risk.

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Valentine's Day guide to burning love and calories

The energy experts at investigate how much exercise is needed to burn off your Valentine's Day treats.

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Festive calories around the world - an energy expert's guide to holiday treats

'tis the season to treat yourself but which holiday treats from around the world have the most calories? This new guide reveals a list of the healthiest and the most calorific Christmas puddings.

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What’s the best city to live in based on your diet?

Compare the cost of living for vegans and vegetarians around the world with this easy-to-use calculator revealing vegan cooking classes, speciality restaurants and food costs on a UK energy comparison site.

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How to get compensation for power cuts

Power cuts are inconvenient, but you can claim compensation if they occur in your area. Read our guide to find out.