Energy supplier GnERGY issued with final order for unpaid green tax bill

Under the Renewables Obligation scheme, suppliers are required to demonstrate they have sourced enough electricity from renewable sources or pay into a buy-out fund

Guest Blog: Dave Cockshott – Have your say on the future of energy taxes

Regardless of political preferences, you could almost hear a unanimous cheer up and down the country from businesses when the government announced a consultation into business energy efficiency taxes to kick off this autumn. The consultation is a recognition that the status quo is creating an unmanageable administrative burden and is set to look at […]

Guest Blog: Alex Tsimboykas says green is no longer DECC's favourite colour

It’s been a week now since DECC’s announcement addressing the green taxes and although there were not too many surprises, we can already see the policy starting to take shape. The Autumn Statement confirmed a delay in ECO targets, a Green Deal review, as well as the vote winning ‘gimmick’ of a £50 energy bill […]

Mike Hogg boss of DONG Energy Sales UK outlines his vision

Mike Hogg MD of DONG Energy Sales UK talks to Priyanka Shrestha about Labour’s price freeze, the issue of green taxes and the future plans of DONG Energy.

Energy firms 65% behind target to insulate vulnerable homes

Power companies are collectively more than 60% behind their target to deliver energy efficient homes to thousands of vulnerable people, council leaders have warned. That is despite collecting an estimated £975 million this year so far through the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) levy on consumers’ bills, the Local Government Association (LGA) said. It claims – […]

Are green taxes being used correctly?

Joan Walley gives her views on green taxes