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Revealed: the energy price postcode lottery

Revealed: the energy price postcode lottery

Category: Utilities

Updated: 01/05/2014
First Published: 02/12/2011

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Energy price research from independent comparison site,, has revealed a startling price difference between different regions of the UK.

Average costs range from £1,373 in Merseyside and North Wales, to £1,282 in North Scotland – a near 7% difference in the amount paid by customers.

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Because of this energy price variance, the amount you can save by switching energy tariffs is big as well – with the biggest saving available in Eastern England at £334. However, even the lowest saving isn't to be sniffed at in Northern Scotland at £245 saved off a typical household bill.

See the possible savings available in your area.

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