‘Olympic medal-style’ ratings needed to stop energy tariff greenwashing

Ofgem should give energy tariffs “Olympic medal-style” ratings of gold, silver and bronze to prevent “greenwashing” by energy suppliers, a thinktank has urged in a new report. The Social Market Foundation said the current arrangements for certifying the green credentials of energy tariffs are outdated and confusing to customers, leaving them unsure over suppliers’ claims.

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