Higher energy bills in the autumn “almost inevitable”, says Ofgem

The boss of energy regulator Ofgem has said that UK households are heading for an “almost inevitable” rise in energy bills this autumn.

While the UK government has previously said Ofgem’s energy cap would ‘isolate’ customers from the rise in gas prices, Ofgem’s CEO now believes the spike in wholesale gas prices will be passed on to customers when the price cap is lifted later this year. being revised again. †