Firmus Energy has announced a 15% price rise for customers outside greater Belfast. The increase is to take effect in October and will affect 20,000 customers.
It said the price hike had come about because increased demand during the cold spell in March led to wholesale gas prices almost doubling. Michael Scott from Firmus Energy said: “We understand the importance of price stability for customers and for the past two years we have been able to absorb fluctuations in costs and wholesale energy prices.
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