Energy company offers 3% interestOvo Energy customers get competitive interest rate

31 July 2010

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Ovo Energy is offering customers who build up a credit balance a better return than many savings account providers. 

The return is equivalent to 3% interest a year - a better return than you'll find offered on most savings accounts. 

The Ovo initiative is not suitable as an alternative to saving with a bank or building society - it does not offer consumer savings protection via the Financial Services Compensation Scheme. However, it may be worthwhile for Ovo customers with small balances on their energy accounts. 

A fairer deal than the banks offer

Which? savings expert Jo Langenhan says: 'If energy companies can offer their customers such as fair deal, then why can't the banks?'

See the Which? guides for more on savings accounts and energy suppliers

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