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Gas being given away - but prices stay high for consumers
Energy giants are under mounting pressure to cut bills after the cost that they are charged to buy gas collapsed to an all-time low.
The wholesale price of gas went into freefall, even dropping below 0p at one point, due to a glut of supplies from a new Norwegian pipeline.
But consumers will have to wait for up to nine months before there is any chance of a price cut, energy firms insisted yesterday.