Incorrect time on meter clocks could be costing consumers a fortune

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Close Up of an Electric Meter
Close Up of an Electric Meter

Electricity meter clocks showing the wrong time are going unnoticed, meaning up to 3.9 million households on reliant tariffs could be paying too much, consumer group Which? has reported.

The watchdog said several members had come forward to warn that their meter clocks had been showing the wrong time, potentially leaving them "significantly out of pocket".