Lockdown teens hike energy bills by £70 a month, report finds

ROCKETING energy bills during lockdown have left parents facing rises of £70 a month, a report reveals.

And teenage boys have been identified as the biggest culprits for wasting energy during the long school closure. Children who ran games consoles and streaming services are among the biggest users, with the average child clocking up more than 16 additional hours a week on them.

Teenage boys have been called out by cash-strapped parents as the most wasteful when it comes to energy use.

They also tend to leave lights on, use multiple electronic devices at the same time, and...
source: Express

2020-09-18 14:26
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