Updated: 20/12/16 : 10:40:48
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Possible overcharging sees 27,000 ESB meters changed

Some 27,000 electricity meters are to be replaced amid concerns a fault has resulted in some customers being overcharged.

ESB Networks says around 17,000 meters may contain the faulty component, with indications of a 10% failure rate within this specific batch.

The company says it will carry out tests on the affected meters.

Anyone who was wrongly charged will be refunded.