Bin smart: Government cracks down on recycling missteps

The government has advised people to refrain from recycling certain items such as juice cartons, toothpaste tubes, and takeaway boxes as part of a waste management reform

Over half of households struggle with bills in the past year

Only three-in-ten customers are aware of available financial support from water companies, new Ofwat survey shows

UK seeks input on measures to address carbon leakage

The government has launched a consultation seeking views on policy measures to mitigate carbon leakage risk, including a carbon border adjustment mechanism

Coal-fired power station initiates redundancy consultation

Kilroot Power Station in Northern Ireland has commenced formal redundancy consultation as it prepares to close its coal-fired electricity generation units

Ofgem probes Drax compliance with Renewables Obligation reporting

The energy regulator will scrutinise for potential breaches of annual profiling reporting and related issues under the Renewables Obligation scheme

Dorset energy firm collapses, leaving customers owed over £1m

Following the liquidation of Dorset-based Daylight Energy, customers are reportedly left facing financial losses

Prepayment moratorium ‘adds £30m monthly debt’

Energy UK has stressed the importance of debt recovery mechanisms that safeguard consumers and maintain the sector’s viability

UK ‘power dumping’ raises concerns over energy management

National Grid ESO has reportedly paid up to £550/MWh to dump excess power into neighbouring countries

Claim Your Energy Voucher Day: Last chance for £130m support

Households have been urged to use Energy Bill Support Vouchers by 30th June in order to access remaining £130 million

UK considers removing VAT on battery storage installed after solar panels

The Environmental Audit Committee has called for a VAT removal to unlock full potential of household-generated solar power