Household energy bills rise by £1.2bn following price cap

BRITISH households have seen a combined £1.2 billion added to energy bills thanks to 42 price rises in the six months since the government’s flagship price cap came into force, new research revealed today.

By stopping suppliers from charging more than £1,137 for average usage in a typical home for customers on a standard variable tariff (SVT), the policy was supposed to end rip-off bills.

The Big Six suppliers however — British Gas, Eon, Scottish Power, SSE, EDF and Npower...
source: Morning Star Online

2019-06-24 14:44
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