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Beggs urges consumers to shop around following Power NI 18% electricity price hike

Roy Beggs, Ulster Unionist MLA, has urged electricity users to send a message to Power NI by considering alternative suppliers, following their announcement of an 18% increase in electricity prices. Roy Beggs MLA said, ‘The increase of 18% in electricity charges by Power NI, will have come as a major blow to many struggling consumers. It is time that consumers consider other suppliers as Power NI, who supply 80% of NI consumers are continuing to maximise their profits, restricted only by the tariff limit set by the utility regulator. I would urge all electricity users to look for savings by consider the charges of the different electricity suppliers. The Consumer Council provides a price comparison table and also good independent advice on switching suppliers. It is now easier than ever to switch suppliers. I would urge electricity users to avail of the open competition and send a message by considering … Continue reading

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