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MSE News: Urgent! Fix now to beat today's 9% energy hikes

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Former_MSE_Dan
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edited 22 August 2012 at 5:01PM in Energy
"Scottish & Southern Energy has become the first of the big six energy firms to announce a price rise in time for winter ..."
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  • ic
    ic Posts: 3,301 Forumite
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    do price rises before winter surprise anybody any more? Up in autumn by lots, down a little in spring. Rinse-and-repeat...
  • RHYSDAD
    RHYSDAD Posts: 2,346 Forumite
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    Thank god for my woodburner and a plentiful supply of free wood....
    "Do not use a hatchet to remove a fly from your friend's forehead."

    Chinese Proverb


  • Basil1234
    Basil1234 Posts: 1,146 Forumite
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    so the yearly up it goes starts how long before the others do now???

    why can't we get some nuclear investment in the uk to make us all some cheap electric???
  • cally6008
    cally6008 Posts: 7,629 Forumite
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    Good news for Ebico users ... Ebico are not putting prices up
  • welshee
    welshee Posts: 364 Forumite
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    cally6008 wrote: »
    Good news for Ebico users ... Ebico are not putting prices up


    not yet !!!!:mad:
  • cally6008
    cally6008 Posts: 7,629 Forumite
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    Ebico Ltd

    about an hour ago

    We are aware that our supply partner, SSE plc, has announced that its energy prices will be rising with effect from the 15th October 2012. These increases do not apply to Ebico customers. The wholesale cost of energy has risen over recent months and the costs of, both, using the energy networks and meeting the Government’s social and environmental targets are increasing. However Ebico remains committed to keeping our customers’ energy costs as stable as we can for as long as we can, and we have no plans at present to increase the prices of EquiGas or EquiPower.



    And even if they did put them up, it's one of those things you just have to deal with,
  • apt
    apt Posts: 3,190 Forumite
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    You know what 'we have no plans at present' means.
  • callum9999
    callum9999 Posts: 4,400 Forumite
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    Basil1234 wrote: »
    so the yearly up it goes starts how long before the others do now???

    why can't we get some nuclear investment in the uk to make us all some cheap electric???

    Because while the power itself is cheap, the cost of building the station, and perhaps more importantly the cost of looking after radioactive waste (and what to do with it!) certainly isn't!
  • gazzebo69
    gazzebo69 Posts: 79 Forumite
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    I was toying with the idea of changing to EDF from SSE a few months ago when the fetched out the price promise. Worked out I would save about 50 quid. Not sure if I thought it was worth it. Todays decision by SSE has just swung it in the favour of EDF.

    Was a no brainer a couple of months ago, its certainly a no brainer now. Am still thinking there must be a catch somewhere as especially as you can leave anytime, but I cant find one. Anyone know of a catch. At this rate, if my bills go up about 9%, then this EDF thingy is about 100 quid a year cheaper.
  • consumers_revenge
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    lets just be honest................there simply greedy b44stards
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