Further work must be done to ensure consumers have access to advice on efficient energy usage and securing cheap electricity.
This is according to chief executive of the Energy Saving Trust Philip Sellwood, who claimed it is "crucial" households can make informed decisions.
Commenting on the Powering the Nation - household energy using habits uncovered report, the expert said information about product innovation and energy-efficiency labelling could help reduce bills.
Mr Sellwood said: "We continue to support industry and consumers though our Energy Saving Trust Recommended labelling scheme, which helps consumers spot the most energy-efficient products in each category."
Green stickers are displayed on new electrical appliances, providing clear and easily recognisable information above power consumption and performance rating.
The Powering the Nation report suggests consumers are still learning about how they can minimise their energy usage and implies more should be done to help people make the right choices.
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