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Don’t get taken for a ride – ditch Npower now and take back control of your energy bills!

03 February 2017

Npower, one of the UK’s ‘big six’ energy giants, is to hit its customers with more expensive energy bills from March this year.

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Npower, one of the UK’s ‘big sx’ energy giants, is to hit its customers with more expensive energy bills from March this year.

Ben Wilson from Gocompare.com Energy, said: “What we know from previous price hikes is that where one energy giant leads, others surely follow.  EDF has already said it is putting up electricity prices by 8.4% from March, so with Npower now joining in, all energy customers should now be on red alert to ditch their standard tariffs and switch to a better deal.

“And switching is simple – grab a bill, visit a comparison website, fill in your details and, in a matter of minutes, you could save yourself over £300 a year**.

“So if you’re one of the 29% of people who have NEVER switched their energy provider***, or among the 20 million households highlighted by Ofgem as being on an expensive standard tariff, well, what are you waiting for?”

For more information or to compare energy tariffs visit Gocompare.com.

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Notes to editors:

**At least 51% of customers who provided their energy usage and received a price for switching energy supplier for both gas and electricity with Gocompare.com saved £305 or more (1st July - 30th September 2016)

***On 6 January 2017, Bilendi conducted an online survey among 2001 randomly selected British adults who are Maximiles UK panelists. The margin of error-which measures sampling variability-is +/- 2.2%. The results have been statistically weighted according to the most current education, age, gender and regional data to ensure samples representative of the entire adult population of United Kingdom. Discrepancies in or between totals are due to rounding. The 2016 switching survey was also an online survey conducted by Bilendi among 2001 randomly selected British adults who are Maximiles UK panelists, it was conducted on 5 January 2016.