How tax collection becomes a profit centre for energy companies

Npower have been widely criticised for handing out three million low energy bulbs to customers, who never asked for them. Ofgem has “expressed concern” and the Green Party have described this as “inexcusable”. This is one of those stories that are a little complex to understand, but when you do understand it you will appreciate that there is something that stinks in the United Kingdom’s energy policy, which upon close, careful and cool examination, appears to have been devised by morons. Continue reading