Energy bills set to fall by almost £300 a year to cheapest in two years


Energy bills are projected to fall by an average of 15% – equivalent to £293 in annual savings – as a mild winter meant high gas storage levels.

A closely watched forecast by Cornwall Insight indicates energy bills from April to June will drop to £1,635 a year for the typical user.

By comparison, average yearly costs from January to March stood at £1,928.

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The energy regulator Ofgem puts a cap on the amount that energy providers can charge per unit of power every three months.

Those caps have come down as wholesale oil and gas prices have fallen.

The next official price cap announcement will be published on 23 February.

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