‘Electricity price reduction long overdue’ – Bradley

Newry Times News Posted by
info@newrytimes.com
Friday, August 24th, 2012
Community, News

SDLP MLA Dominic Bradley has welcomed the news that Power NI will slash their prices by 14%.

Power NI customers will save around £83 a year, which Bradley says is ‘long overdue’

The Newry and Armagh representative was reacting after Power NI said the price cuts would save people around £83 a year. Power NI, who have a customer base of around 640,000 and 28,000 businesses, say the average customer will now pay around £505 a year compared to the present figure of £588.

The company stated that this will be implemented in October 2012 but it is still represents a 4.5% increase in prices that Northern Ireland customers enjoyed little over 20 months ago, before Power NI announced a rise of 18.5%.

“It’s a positive step in the right direction and I give it a general welcome,” Bradley said to Newry Times.

“This will be a fillip for consumers and business owners alike, struggling with fuel bills and I hope that there will be further progress in the coming year.”

He added, “It’s also important that the fuel suppliers recognize the plight of consumers. This reduction is one which I believe has been long overdue.”

More on this story:

Newry customers to benefit from electricity price reduction


Would you like to advertise your business on Newry Times and reach thousands of people every day? Contact the Newry Times office on 028 4062 6520 or email Paul: editor@newrytimes.com

Both comments and pings are currently closed.

Comments are closed





































Find us on Facebook

Log in