National Grid Gas fined £4m for handing over incomplete records

The Health and Safety Executive found records on 769 buildings were missing, which meant gas risershad not been subject to condition surveys, inspection or routine maintenance for a number of years

Portland Scrap Metal fined £15k for illegally storing waste vehicles

The court heard the company kept waste vehicles on site despite its environmental permit not allowing it to store, keep or treat those vehicles

New EU rules on cleaner and safer cars come into effect

The rules include rigorous checking of manufacturers’ ongoing compliance with EU law for cars on the market and new models, including their emissions limits

OVO Energy to pay £8.9m for overcharging customers

The supplier has accepted the failings in its IT systems and compliance processes over five years resulted in too many customers receiving inaccurate or incomplete information

Sunderland man fined £12k for illegal waste operation

Clifford Shee, aged 55, was prosecuted by the Environment Agency for operating outside the requirements of three exempt waste activities

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

BP hit with £400k fine after oil spill in Shetland

Around 3.8 tonnes of ‘extremely flammable, unstabilised crude oil’ spilled on to the ground at Sullom Voe Terminal in December 2012

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Ofgem fines ENGIE unit £2.1m over gas price manipulation by trader

The regulator said the trader working for ENGIE Global Markets was engaged in a type of market manipulation called ‘spoofing’ over a three-month period in 2016

Ofgem revokes URE Energy’s electricity licence

The supplier failed to meet its Renewables Obligation, under which firms that do not source the required proportion of electricity from green sources must pay into a fund

Solar panel firm fined £40k after worker falls through skylight

An employee of SolarUK was carrying out installation work on the roof of a farm workshop in East Sussex