EU approves German offshore wind surcharge reductions

The costs of connecting offshore wind installations to the main electricity grid will be financed by a surcharge, which power customers would pay from 2019

Islington Council to introduce diesel surcharge for parking

Islington Council is to introduce a borough-wide surcharge for diesel drivers who use short stay parking. The £2 per hour charge, which will come into effect in early 2018, follows the diesel surcharge already in place for resident parking permits. Westminster has already been trialling a similar diesel parking charge trial this year. Islington Council […]

Energy charges for loyal customers “treble”

Never switched your gas supplier at home? You could be paying up to £90 more than people who have switched. New analysis from thinktank IPPR published earlier this week suggests energy companies charge customers they kept from their time as monopoly suppliers more money than new ones. What’s more this “surcharge” for customers who stuck […]