E.ON, RWE May Raise U.K. Gas Prices in Next 6 Weeks, Times Says

Dec. 5 (Bloomberg) -- E.ON AG and RWE AG may raise natural gas prices for U.K. households within the next month to six weeks, the Sunday Times reported.

The two German companies have signaled their intention for a single-digit increase to energy bills, the newspaper said, without saying where it got the information. Cold weather and unusually low levels of gas in storage has boosted prices, the newspaper said.

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