Energy costs on the rise again, no surprise there then?

October 24, 2012

The BBC have announced that energy prices are on the rise again. They quote:

“Npower has joined rival British Gas in announcing it is increasing gas and electricity prices in the UK. Npower will increase the price of gas by an average of 8.8% and electricity by 9.1% from 26 November.

Earlier, British Gas, the UK’s biggest energy supplier, raised its charges for both types of fuel by an average of 6%, adding £80 a year to the average dual fuel bill.

The firms both blamed the government’s policies as well as wholesale prices.

SSE - which trades as Scottish Hydro, Swalec and Southern Electric - has already said it will raise its prices by an average of 9% from Monday.”

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