Birmingham Clean Air Zone: No charges for drivers for first two weeks

The Clean Air Zone is within the A4540 Middleway and will be used to encourage drivers of the most polluting vehicles to upgrade or replace their vehicles with cleaner ones

Ofgem orders four energy suppliers to pay £14.7m in green taxes

The regulator said Delta Gas and Power, GnERGY, Robin Hood Energy and Toto Energy could lose their licence if the Renewables Obligation payments are not made

Ofgem warns Solarplicity over late Feed-in Tariff payments

The energy supplier failed to make some of the FiT payments that were due as part of the payment plans previously set out with the regulator

Gas distribution giant Cadent pays £24m over supply failures

It also failed to pay compensation over a six-year period to a possible 12,000 affected residents left without gas for more than 24 hours

Solarplicity ordered to pay Feed-in Tariff generators

The supplier was previously banned from taking on new customers due to its poor switching process and customer service

Darlington’s UK Renewable Investments shut down by courts

The company failed to pay back millions of pounds to investors

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Businesses breaching environmental laws paid £2.2m

The payments have been made to a total of 15 charities and projects across the UK

UK must halt Capacity Market payments after EU Court ruling

The European Court of Justice has suspended the scheme which means the UK cannot hold any auctions either until it receives clearance

Saturday saw energy prepay stations blackout across country

PayPoint terminals stopped working over the weekend, leaving customers of the service without gas and electricity

Ofgem proposes lowering payments to small generators

Small power plant generators that receive payments to help keep the lights on during peak times could lose a huge chunk of the funding. Ofgem is proposing to cut those payments that some embedded generators get from the current level of around £45/kW – double the clearing price for the 2016 Capacity Market auction – […]