Four million households across the UK use a prepayment meter to pay for their gas and electricity.
Many have been overcharged for years, sometimes paying as much as £220 more than their supplier’s cheapest deal.
That’s why we welcome the new prepayment meter price cap, which is in place from 1st April. This will limit the amount that an energy supplier can charge its prepayment customers. The average customer should save £80 per year.