As the entire UK community comes together to battle the Covid-19 outbreak, businesses have also been going the extra mile to help those in need. Drax- the energy company, has helped several sections of society battle the pandemic – here’s how:
Npower, one of the big-6 energy suppliers, reported that it had seen over 261,000 customers leave them between July and September in 2019. Similarly, E.ON also reported that its customer numbers continued to fall last year.
David Johnson, an E.ON customer, was in for quite the shock when he was given a bill for £19,500 from his energy supplier, What makes this even more shocking is the fact that he was using a prepayment meter and had always paid his power bills upfront.
Thousands of workers have been laid off from work in the past twelve months since Npower’s turbulent struggle with corporate exposure, level of debt, and the subsequent merger with E.ON.
Several reports surfaced in January 2019 alleging that job cuts are in the future for Npower which became
With Work from Home and social distancing becoming the norm due to the Coronavirus crisis, people are spending all their time at home. This has brought with itself another worry- that of rising utility bills over the coming months. Energy prices are not consistent across the UK, and consumers at some places may be paying considerably more than those in other areas.
The wholesale prices fell due to the reduction in commercial and industrial demand because of the coronavirus pandemic. The ongoing price-war between Russia and Arabia further brought down oil prices. In the words of Matt Clemow, who is the CEO of Igloo Energy Covid-19 has had a significant impact.