Energy giants to refund £2bn to consumers

Adrian Holliday

Energy companies will tell you it's a good idea to build up credit for higher winter bills. But the cash stockpile the Big Six - British Gas, npower, Scottish Power, E.ON, SSE and EDF - are hoarding is now in the £2bn region.

Enough to pay them more than £30m extra in interest a year. Now they've been ordered to repay you, with interest. %VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%