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EDF puts prices up by 3.9%

EDF Energy has become the latest "big six" supplier to increase its gas and electricity prices, as it revealed tariffs will rise by 3.9% in January.

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EDF release breakdown of 3.9% price rise

EDF Energy have released a graph detailing the factors that have contributed to its latest price rise.

The company became the fifth of the "big six" energy supplier to raise its prices after it announced a 3.9 per cent increase earlier.

EDF Energy has become the latest "big six" supplier to hit customers with a hike in gas and electricity bills. Credit: EDF Energy

The rise - which will come into effect on January 3 - means its average annual standard variable rate bill will increase by around £49 a year to £1,300.

The chief executive of the French-owned company called for the energy industry to "challenge the cost and affordability" of the Government's green schemes.

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