MPs urge winter energy bill help for households

MPs are urging the government, Ofgem and energy suppliers to take immediate action to assist vulnerable households in the face of an impending winter energy crisis

Government criticised over lack of social tariffs

The Industry and Regulators Committee has sent a letter to the government, highlighting concerns about various issues, including underinvestment, increasing water bills and the absence of social tariffs

£440m allocated for energy bill support returned to Treasury, MPs told

Energy experts have emphasised the urgent need for a “help-to-repay scheme” to address the worsening energy debt crisis

MPs set to grill energy suppliers over looming winter energy crisis

Executives of Centrica, EDF and E.ON will face questions about energy bill challenges and their commitment to customers

Is the ban on new onshore wind set to be blown away?

The Prime Minister is reportedly set to reverse an onshore wind farm ban amid Tory MPs pressure

New Energy Secretary faces Energy Bill challenge

Energy Security Secretary Claire Coutinho faces substantial Energy Bill amendments and committee sessions this week

London denies plans for pay-per-mile road charging scheme

The Mayor of London denies plans for a pay-per-mile or pay-per-minute road charging scheme, contradicting statements made by ministers in the Commons

MP calls for fire service checks on battery energy storage system locations

Maria Miller, MP for Basingstoke, has highlighted the need for fire service inspections of proposed locations for battery energy storage systems due to widely recognised fire risks

Energy Secretary slams “bonkers policy” of ruling out new oil and gas

Grant Shapps has criticised “bonkers policy” of rejecting new oil and gas licences, citing potential energy insecurity and higher carbon emissions

UK hydrogen industry calls for funding mechanism in Energy Bill

Trade association Hydrogen UK has emphasised the necessity of including a suitable funding mechanism within the Energy Bill currently under discussion