Prepayment premiums 'still too high'

December 2009
Utility Week;12/4/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 23, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports that in response to claims by the National Housing Federation that prepay tariffs from the big six energy suppliers breach new licensing requirements on cost effectivity, Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) will monitor new rules to stop energy suppliers from overcharging customers on prepayment meters.


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