Over a third of Welsh bill payers are concerned about the cost of energy bills this winter.
This comes as British Gas announced they would be increasing electricity prices by 12.5%.
Research from price comparison website uSwitch.com found that more than half of Welsh people are struggling with their household finances
The research also found that Welsh residents are 13% less likely to switch energy providers compared to the national average.
To reduce energy costs, over half of consumers have turned down their thermostats, or worn layers to avoid using heating.