Environmental watchdog probes potential failures in sewage regulation

An Office for Environmental Protection investigation has revealed potential legal breaches, accusing regulators of permitting more frequent raw sewage discharges than regulations allow

Plastic grass is not ‘green’, says UK regulator

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld concerns over an ad that claimed artificial grass products were ‘eco-friendly’

EU votes in favour of giving green labels to nuclear and gas

Environmentalists have said it is “unlawful” to brand fossil gas as green

Ofwat launches investigation into South West Water’s environmental performance

The water regulator has opened enforcement cases against six major companies

Energy regulation: be careful what you wish for

Jeremy Nicholson, Corporate Affairs Officer at Alfa Energy Group, talks to members of the UK’s Major Energy Users Council in London today, welcoming a review of regulation, but with a note a caution:

Ofgem unveils shake-up plan to change price cap every three months

The regulator’s proposals aim to enable greater agility – allowing bills to fall more quickly

Smart meter rollout regains pace

Smart meter installations last month increased by 2% compared to March 2021

Water firms exiting the market to refund customers

New rules by Ofwat will see retailers return customers’ credit balances in the event of a failure

New partnership to prepare Ofgem for regulation of heat networks

An Ofgem Executive will work with Heat Trust as Head of Compliance and Audit on a 12-month secondment

Ofgem hints stricter stress tests for energy suppliers

Jonathan Brearley said that the next day after the current energy crisis will find the retail sector face “fit and proper” tests