npower announces 9.1% hike in electricity prices

Energy provider npower has announced an increase Credit: npower

Energy provider npower has followed British Gas and announced a rise in its prices by 8.8% for gas and 9.1% for electricity.

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Osborne urges energy price cut

Chancellor George Osborne has told ITV News that energy companies npower and British Gas should reconsider their price hikes. The comments came after energy supplier npower followed British Gas in raising its prices.