Saturday, April 10, 2021

Ofwat consults on how to address increases in bad debt in business retail market

Measures aimed at combating the spread of COVID-19 and strengthening protections for Non-Household customers who are late paying their bills could result in higher...

CMA issues final decision on water price controls

Following a 12-month review, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has issued its final decision in the appeal lodged by four water companies against...

First successful Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme projects published and Phase 2 announced

429 projects across England have been confirmed to receive funding from Phase 1 of the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme, while Phase 2 has been...

Discussion paper seeking long-term vision for the water sector under consultation

Water UK has launched a public consultation on building a long-term vision for the water sector in England.  According to the industry body representing water...

Customer behaviour is key in driving down demand, new water sector research says

Customer behaviour and choices, rather than socioeconomics and weather, are key in understanding household water use to help meet ambitious reductions in water abstraction,...

Ofgem confirms plans to boost investment in local electricity grids

Ofgem has confirmed its plans to boost investment in local electricity grids needed to support the growth in electric cars, small scale renewables, storage...

Improvements to Capacity Market under consultation

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) seeks views on ten areas of incremental and technical improvement to the Capacity Market, which have...

Energy switching decisions could widen social inequalities, says research

New energy tariffs designed for a low carbon future could leave people on bad deals even worse off, according to new research. The study, led...

Wales unveils fuel poverty plan

The Welsh Government have set three new targets to address fuel poverty in Wales to meet its obligations under the Warm Homes and Energy...

Northern Ireland consults on proposed fees and charges for NI participants in the UK...

The UK Emissions Trading Scheme (UK ETS) replaced the UK’s participation in the EU's ETS on 1 January 2021 following the end of the...