Renewable subsidies ‘to add more to energy bills than planned’

Consumers will see an increase in household energy bills at the end of the decade as a result of the government exceeding its subsidies cap set for low carbon generation. According to the National Audit Office (NAO), the government initially set a cap on the Levy Control Framework (LCF) of £7.6 billion for 2020/21 but […]

Government urged to boost scrutiny of energy bill levies

The UK Government should boost parliamentary scrutiny of how much consumers pay for energy and climate change schemes through levies on their energy bills, MPs have said. The Levy Control Framework (LCF), which was set up in 2011 by DECC and the Treasury, monitors and controls the cost of Westminster energy schemes funding through levies […]