The Government has announced plans to reduce the current cost of levies on energy bills, which it said will save households an average of £50 a year.
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) said it will establish a rebate saving the average customer £12 on their bill and reduce the cost of the Energy Company Obligation insulation scheme.
"While the Government cannot control the price of energy in the global market, it can help bill-payers by reducing the impact of social and environmental programmes on their bills," the DECC said in a statement.
The coalition has unveiled measures it says will knock £50 off the average energy bill, but some of that cost will be absorbed by taxpayers.
The Government has laid out its ideas on how to cut energy bills this winter - but the plan has been put together in haste.