Saturday, April 10, 2021

Ofwat seeks information on protecting customer credit balances in the business retail market

Water regulator Ofwat seeks information on the current arrangements for protecting customer money held by retailers in the business retail market. In April 2017, the business...

Don’t scrap EPCs, says energy assessor accreditation scheme

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) should give equal prominence to metrics for cost, carbon and energy, using the familiar design and the visual approach used...

Majority of new homes in England are in the most energy efficient bands, new...

The majority of new homes in England are in the most energy efficient bands, according to figures published on Thursday. In the last quarter 84% of...

Great Britain’s electricity grid ‘greenest ever’ on Easter Monday, says ESO

Great Britain’s electricity grid was 'the greenest it’s ever been' at 1pm on Monday 5th April, National Grid ESO has announced. According to the electricity...

Committee urges Government to seize ‘tidal power potential’

The Environmental Audit Committee has emphasised the 'substantial potential' of the tidal power sector to contribute to the UK’s renewable energy mix to the...

Draft plan for future offshore energy licensing under consultation

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy is conducting a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of a draft plan/programme to enable future renewable leasing...

Energy Redress Scheme awards over £2m to charities supporting vulnerable energy customers

32 new charity-run projects will receive funding through the Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme (Energy Redress Scheme), the Energy Saving Trust has announced. Each project...

Northern Ireland consults on new Energy Strategy

A public consultation has been launched on a new Northern Ireland Energy Strategy. The consultation document outlines the intention to support domestic and business consumers...

‘Realism needs to be injected into the Government’ says committee chairman as home energy...

The Government is failing to grasp the enormous challenge of decarbonising the UK’s housing stock, the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has warned. In its latest...

Water companies to publish annual data on storm overflow operation under new law

Measures to reduce sewage discharges from storm overflows will be put into law, the government has confirmed today. During wet weather, storm overflows act to...