Brexit bonfire of EU energy efficiency rules 'could add £90 to bills'

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Energy efficient lightbulbs have helped save bill payers money, ECIU argues
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Energy efficient lightbulbs have helped save bill payers money, ECIU argues

Analysis by ECIU finds cutting EU red tape on vacuum cleaners and lightbulbs standards could lead to a huge hike in UK electricity demand

Ridding the UK of EU energy efficiency standards for domestic appliances and lightbulbs after Brexit could add £90 per year to average household electricity bills, according to analysis today by the Energy...

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