British energy company apologizes after sending thousands of customers socks during heating crisis


by CNN

CNN— A large British energy firm apologized to its customers Friday after sending them socks advising them to turn the heat down in the midst of the country's energy crisis.

The Independent—E.ON apologises for sending customers free socks during energy crisis. The energy firm said it should not have gone ahead with the plan in light of major price rises that are about to hit millions of households.

Mail Online—Fury as energy giant Eon sends to customers to encourage them to turn their heating down. With energy bills expected to soar by more than 50 per cent to nearly £2,000 in April, Eon customers slammed the marketing gimmick as insensitive and a 'waste of money'.

Mail Online—British Gas boss calls for green levies to be removed from energy bills to help struggling customers. The plea comes amid pressure put on Boris Johnson from his own backbenchers and the Opposition to protect households against the spiralling cost of heat and light.