Britain’s second largest energy supplier has joined its rivals in raising bills for almost seven million homes after a winter of wholesale price spikes. The typical dual fuel bill for SSE’s 2.3m customers on standard energy tariffs will rise by around £76 a year from July. The increase is due to a 5.6pc increase in SSE’s standard gas tariffs and a 7.7pc rise for electricity. The hike was widely expected following similar moves from SSE’s Big Six rivals British Gas, EDF Energy, Scottish Power, E.On UK and Npower in the wake of dramatic price spikes on the energy markets.
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