EDF Energy announces relatively small 3.9 per cent energy price hike


EDF Energy, one of the UK’s Big Six energy suppliers, has just announced a winter price hike of just around 3.9 percent on dual fuel bills, which is the smallest yet, compared to the rest of the energy companies out there.

According to a media report on this topic, the French-owned supplier said the increase is clearly “unwelcome”, but even so, it makes it significantly cheaper than each of its rivals. As you might remember, Npower announced a 10.4 percent increase in dual fuel bills, followed by British Gas with 9.2 percent, Scottish Power with 8.6 percent and SSE with 8.2 percent.

However, EDF Energy also issued a warning regarding the possibility of future additional increases, should the Government go back on a promise to review “green” levies. In statement EDF said: “If the Government makes bigger changes to the cost of its social and environmental schemes than EDF Energy has anticipated, the company pledges to pass these savings onto customers.”

“However, if changes to social and environmental programmes are less than anticipated, the company may have to review its standard variable prices again.”

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