Nabuh Energy ordered to pay £872k in green taxes

Ofgem said the supplier could lose its licence if the Renewables Obligation payments are not made

Energy supplier GnERGY issued with final order for unpaid green tax bill

Under the Renewables Obligation scheme, suppliers are required to demonstrate they have sourced enough electricity from renewable sources or pay into a buy-out fund

Ofgem orders four energy suppliers to pay £14.7m in green taxes

The regulator said Delta Gas and Power, GnERGY, Robin Hood Energy and Toto Energy could lose their licence if the Renewables Obligation payments are not made

Ofgem revokes URE Energy’s electricity licence

The supplier failed to meet its Renewables Obligation, under which firms that do not source the required proportion of electricity from green sources must pay into a fund

Ofgem orders URE Energy to pay £209k renewables fine

The supplier failed to pay into a fund when it did not source the required proportion of electricity from renewable sources

Ofgem considers further action to make URE Energy pay renewables fine

The supplier failed to pay into a fund when it did not source the required proportion of electricity from renewable sources

‘Landmark’ Ofgem decision fuels UK’s storage market

A commercial solar farm in Northampton can retain its Renewables Obligation (RO) subsidy status even when the electricity generated is used to charge storage batteries. Ofgem’s announcement is said to be a landmark decision, which removes one of the key barriers to deploying storage in the UK. Anesco’s 5MW solar farm, which is co-located with […]

Renewables Obligation admin costs to top £3.9m

The costs for the administration of the Renewables Obligation (RO) scheme is forecast at around £3.9 million for April 2017 to March 2018. According to Ofgem, that represents just above 0.07% of the estimated value of the scheme, “substantially below benchmarks for the cost of administering government schemes”. However, it represents an increase of 13.6% […]

Green levy exemption for EIIs pushed back until 2018

The government’s planned exemption for energy intensive industries (EIIs) from some of the costs associated with green energy policies has been pushed back until next year. The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) had initially planned to have the exemption in place for the Renewable Obligation (RO) scheme by April this year but […]

UK’s Renewables Obligation scheme closes

One of the UK Government’s main support mechanisms for large-scale renewable projects has closed to new generating capacity. Under the Renewables Obligation (RO) scheme, suppliers must generate an increasing proportion of their electricity from green sources. Operators are issued RO certificates (ROCs) based on the amount of electricity they generate for a period of 20 […]