TITLE

Prepay users lose out in tariff switches

PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Utility Week;6/6/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the proposal by energy suppliers from the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) in Great Britain for them to alert customers if they are switching to a more expensive energy deal. Such a change could cut the number of prepayment meter customers who switch to higher tariffs. The regulator invited comments on whether options such as providing pricing fact sheets or alerting customers who are switching to a more costly supplier should be pursued.
ACCESSION #
33041808

 

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