"It's very easy for politicians to come up with simple-sounding solutions to difficult problems. But in reality there are three main factors that influence prices: fixing inefficient housing stock, the investment required to replace the UK's energy infrastructure and the cost of buying energy on the global market.
"If the Labour Party can commit to reducing policy costs on household energy bills, stopping the smart meter roll-out, preventing commodity cost increases and accept that there won't be any investment in new power stations and infrastructure, then we could freeze our prices*. But will this make things better for Britain?"
* npower's Price Protector 2017 already enables customers to freeze prices out to March 2017