UK gas could become cheaper than EV charging.

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Due to soaring energy prices, Britons could soon face higher fees for charging their electric vehicles (EVs) at home than filling up gasoline-fueled cars, The Washington Times says.

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High energy and electricity prices that could hamper EV growth in the UK and globally could be a cautionary lesson for the U.S.

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If the energy transition is pushed to fast without considering whether EVs and renewable energy sources can replace fossil fuels, analysts tell The Washington Times.

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Kenny Stein, policy director of the Institute for Energy Research, said many electric vehicle supporters expect cheap electricity prices.

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Last Monday, Ofgem said the new price cap for home energy bills will be $4,113 (£3,549) per year, an 80% increase that will plunge millions more into energy poverty.

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Jonathan Brearley, CEO of Ofgem, has warned of another price ceiling hike in January 2019, raising home energy costs to almost £6,000. That's double the last hike.

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The price cap for the average household is currently $2,285 (£1,971) per year, a 54% rise from $1,480 (£1,277) per year between October 2021 and March 2022.

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Many British households are struggling to pay payments and accruing debt. Higher bills require greater government aid.

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