Electricity customers braced for price hike

Proposed decision could push bills up, writes Emma Kennedy.

15th June, 2014
With long evenings and sunny days to enjoy, energy bills are probably far from the minds of most consumers. Picture: Thinkstock

With long evenings and sunny days to enjoy, energy bills are probably far from the minds of most consumers. However, a proposed decision by the energy regulator might just have grabbed their attention.

The Commission for Energy Regulation (Cer) has published a proposed decision on the public service obligation (PSO) levy, indicating that the levy looks set to increase by 55 per cent from October 1.

The move will push up bills for electricity customers, who have...

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