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Energy supplier apologizes after telling customers to cuddle pets to keep warm - Erie News Now

Energy supplier apologizes after telling customers to cuddle pets to keep warm - Erie News Now
By Lianne Kolirin, CNN Business

SSE, which is owned by OVO Energy, suggested 10 "simple and cost effective ways to keep warm this winter," according to the Financial Times, which first reported the story.In a statement sent to CNN Tuesday, a spokesperson for OVO Energy said: "Recently a link to a blog containing energy saving tips was sent to customers.OVO Energy removed its advice after a wave of angry responses from lawmakers and campaigners.By Lianne Kolirin, CNN Business A British energy supplier has apologized for the "poorly judged and unhelpful" advice sent to customers which suggested they could snuggle up to their pets and exercise to cut back on their heating bills.

" "We are working hard to find meaningful solutions as we approach this energy crisis, and we recognise that the content of this blog was poorly judged and unhelpful.Some British businesses and households have seen their energy bills rise in recent months, as suppliers grapple with a sharp rise in wholesale gas prices.

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