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    • By MSE Stephen B 9th Aug 18, 5:32 PM
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    MSE News: E.on now lets you fix your monthly bill - but that peace of mind will cost you
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    • 9th Aug 18, 5:32 PM
    MSE News: E.on now lets you fix your monthly bill - but that peace of mind will cost you 9th Aug 18 at 5:32 PM
    E.on has launched a new tariff which charges a fixed monthly bill, regardless of how much energy you actually use - but it's not cheap...
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    • VT82
    • By VT82 10th Aug 18, 9:18 AM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 9:18 AM
    After all the 'green' taxes that are added to people's energy bills, all the freebie energy saving guff the energy providers are wastefully forced to give away to meet quotas, all the rank stupidity over the misguided smart meter roll out... after all that in the name of cutting energy usage, Ofgem still greenlights a tariff that virtually encourages you to waste electricity. You couldn't make it up!
    • gsmlnx
    • By gsmlnx 10th Aug 18, 9:34 AM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 9:34 AM
    Ofgem still greenlights a tariff that virtually encourages you to waste electricity. You couldn't make it up!
    Originally posted by VT82
    OFGEM have no input into tariffs except for the price cap on certain products.
    The rest of the time it is solely down to the energy company to do what ever they want. Like here with a massively expensive tariff for most people.
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    • By VT82 10th Aug 18, 10:20 AM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 10:20 AM
    OFGEM have no input into tariffs except for the price cap on certain products.
    The rest of the time it is solely down to the energy company to do what ever they want. Like here with a massively expensive tariff for most people.
    Originally posted by gsmlnx
    You'd think an almost brand new type of tariff would have to at least be run past the regulator first. A new type of product would have to be in my field (Finance) at least. Although OFGEM are so useless you're probably right!
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    • By gsmlnx 10th Aug 18, 11:27 AM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 11:27 AM
    Thinking and OFGEM don't mix.
    Of all the Government mandated regulators, they are the worst by far. And they seem happy about it too.
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