Electricity bills set to go up - but 7per cent hike is avoided

Electricity bills are set to rise

Electricity bills are set to rise

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The pending merger of the MEA and Water Authorities will avoid the need to raise electricity prices by 7 per cent each year for the next three years.

But with the three year freeze on tariffs ending this year, bills will go up from April, by about 3 per cent.

And a fuel cost adjustment could be reintroduced to bills if there are further hikes in the price of gas to fuel Pulrose power station.

 

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