E.ON’s price rise kicks in this weekend

Energy supplier E.ON’s winter price hike of 3.7% for its dual fuel customers comes into effect this Saturday. The rise takes into account the changes to the green and social levies, some of which were moved to general taxation by the government. The increase will add £48 to the average dual fuel bill while customers […]

Costs for decarbonisation ‘should come from general taxation’

Some of the social and industry policy obligations that the UK is trying to deliver for decarbonising the power sector should come from “general taxation” rather than be levied through the Energy Bill. That’s the view of Doug Parr (pictured), Policy Director at Greenpeace UK, who said he has been arguing the case for over […]