Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Ofwat proposes ‘small and temporary’ increase to the price caps in the business retail...

Today water regulator Ofwat is proposing a 'small and temporary' increase to the price caps in the business retail market. The temporary increase is intended...

Government responds to report examining renewable energy in Scotland

Ahead of the fourth round of the Contracts for Difference scheme opening this month, the Scottish Affairs Committee has published the Government response to...

Scotland consults on Draft Heat Networks Delivery Plan

Scottish Government's draft heat networks delivery plan sets out how the provisions of the Heat Networks (Scotland) Act 2021, and related policies, will contribute...

“A slam dunk fail” – Public Accounts Committee publishes Green Homes Grant scheme report

The Green Homes Grant Voucher Scheme “underperformed badly”, upgrading only about 47,500 homes out of the 600,000 originally envisaged and delivering a small fraction...

Scotland consults on new heating benefit

The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on a new heating benefit that will give around 400,000 low income households the reassurance of a...

£158m redress agreed for two-year delay to ‘Western Link’ subsea cable

National Grid Electricity Transmission plc (NGET) and Scottish Power Transmission plc (SPT) have agreed to pay a redress package of £158 million for delays...

Water companies make progress in cutting leaks, but some must do better on pollution,...

Water companies have made progress towards meeting challenging targets set by the regulator to tackle issues such as leakage, but some companies’ environmental records...

£18m North of Tyne low carbon investment fund launches

Small and medium-sized businesses, public sector organisations, and community groups developing low carbon projects across Newcastle, Northumberland, and North Tyneside can now access up...

New consultation focuses on mitigating the impact of smart meter customers switching suppliers on...

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) seeks views on proposals to mitigate the impact of smart meter customers switching suppliers ('churn') on...

Ofwat launches investigation following claims water companies broke the law

Following reports about 'widespread unpermitted releases of sewage into the environment' by water and wastewater companies, Ofwat launched an investigation on 18th of November...