Ofgem re-emphasises market shake-up

The energy watchdog has publicised the shake-up in store for Britain’s electricity market. Ofgem has brought out a factsheet about the simpler energy tariffs that it plans to introduce. The move is in response to a media furore around Energy Secretary Chris Huhne’s speech slamming the Big Six suppliers this week. Under new proposals, suppliers […]

Renewable groups axed in quango cull

Two renewable organisations were today abolished in Cabinet Minister Francis Maude’s ‘bonfire of the quangos’. And the Environment Agency is set to be overhauled to make it ‘more customer focused’, while a stay of execution has been granted to energy watchdog Consumer Focus. The Renewable Fuels Agency is scrapped and its functions transferred to the […]