Market inquiry will probe Welsh prices

Milne, Roger
July 2008
Utility Week;7/11/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p35
Trade Publication
The article reports on a confirmation made by the British Office of Gas & Electricity Markets (Ofgem) that it has been asked by the Welsh Assembly Government to examine claims that consumers in Wales pay more for domestic electricity compared with other parts of Great Britain. According to research commissioned by consumer watchdog Energywatch, Welsh consumers were being charged about £19 million more for their electricity than consumers in England.


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