Critics worry loopholes could be exploited
A new deal between Manx Gas and government has been welcomed by both sides as a win for domestic consumers.
Tynwald backed a heads of terms agreement this week, with members picking the voluntary deal over statutory regulation.
Domestic consumers are set to receive an average refund of £93 for 2020 and lower prices in future years.
Manx Gas will also have profits capped at just under 7 per cent.
The energy company's CEO David Cruddace spoke to Ewan Gawne:
The detail of the six-year deal, backdated to Jan of this year, must now be thrashed out in a contract between government and Manx Gas.
Policy and Reform Minister Ray Harmer drove the agreement through Tynwald.
He spoke to Tim Glover:
Barry Murphy, who has long campaigned for a fairer deal with Manx Gas, gave his reaction to Ewan:
Douglas East MHK Chris Robertshaw told Tim he felt certain commercial customers who aren't covered by the deal were being treated unfairly: