Industry reacts to green levies

Charities have expressed concerns about the reinstatement of £170 annual green levies, warning that it could have a disproportionate impact on vulnerable households

Government stands first on £170 green levies reinstatement

Starting next month, green levies, which were temporarily eliminated as household electricity bills surged last year, will be reinstated

No hydrogen levy on energy bills, Grant Shapps reveals

The Energy Security Secretary has stated that households will not be subject to an expected £120 price increase as part of a levy to support the hydrogen industry

Is this the first step to stop greenwashing over “green” tariffs?

Suppliers were allowed to import energy from European countries while avoiding paying UK green levies

Government ‘mulling scrapping green levy on energy bills’

A group of MPs have reportedly backed the move that could potentially reduce average household bills by £153

Companies’ ‘profiteering’ and Russia are to blame for high bills, Brits say

Just 13% of the public believe that green levies should be removed to provide support to struggling households, a new survey finds

Industry urges government to act now on energy bills

Trade body calls for urgent action after inflation rose by 5.4%, a near three-decade high

Octopus boss urges government to ‘spread the cost of energy crisis’

Greg Jackson said urgent action is required to halt “very high increases” on energy bills

UK’s poorest customers could dodge green taxes

The poorest customers in the UK could be made exempt from paying the green energy taxes included as part of bills. Energy regulator Ofgem is currently consulting consumer groups and power companies on proposals for a safeguard tariff, which would mean more than two million customers could gain an additional layer of protection when it […]

npower’s 2.5% price cut finally arrives

Energy supplier npower’s price drop on the back of a cut in government levies is finally kicking in. The price cut on Friday (28 February) will trim £33 a year off the average npower dual fuel energy bill. This brings their average bill down from £1,332 to £1,299 a year on top of a further […]