A merger between SSE and Npower’s retail operations has been cleared by the UK’s competition watchdog. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said it had given final clearance to the deal after concluding households would still have “plenty of choice” on standard variable tariffs (SVTs). It found the two providers were “not close rivals” on the tariffs, which offer the most expensive deals. The merger will create the UK’s second biggest energy supplier.
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