New policy costs on horizon for business energy bills

Businesses can expect new policy costs added onto their energy bills according to the Head of Direct and Technical Sales at npower. Ian Preston said this is why his firm has just released a new tariff which factors in “future policy costs”. He told ELN: “In the past, new costs have come in and surprised […]

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 […]