For the record:
- Scottish Power will raise their gas prices from August 2011 by 19% (electricity prices will rise by 10%
- EDF (who incidentally owe the French Government some 44 billion euros) raised their gas prices by 6.5% and their electricity prices by 7.5% in March 2011
- NPower raised their gas prices by 6.5% and their electricity prices by 5.1% in January 2011
- Scottish and Southern raised their gas prices by 9.4% in December 2010
With some customers facing a 24% rise in their gas prices, many will face a rise of nearly £190 in their annual dual fuel bills. With according to uSwitch.com some 6.3 million households across the UK in fuel poverty this is not good news. With a painfully weak Con Dem Government on Westminster who dropped any ideas of investigating the energy market last year what hope have the ordinary energy consumers have of fair energy prices? None as far as I can see...