Electricity choice spreads further

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The Independent Online
COMPETITION IN electricity supply will be extended to a further 4 million customers by mid-December, it was announced yesterday.

"Over 1 million customers have already signed up to change their supplier," said a spokesman for the Electricity regulator. Total customers with access to competition has risen to more than 5.5 million. Domestic customers can save pounds 40 on an annual bill of pounds 275 by switching, the spokesman said.