British regulator Ofgem on Friday lowered its price cap on household energy bills from April 1 to an annual level of 1,690 pounds ($2,140) for a typical dual-fuel household - the lowest level since Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February 2022.

($1 = 0.7896 pounds) (Reporting by Eva Mathews in Bengaluru; Editing by Sherry Jacob-Phillips)