Energy companies that mislead consumers with “eco-friendly” deals that are not as green as they seem will be targeted in a new Government crackdown. Price comparison websites failing to accurately show which energy tariffs are better for the environment could also face stricter regulations. But an academic paper published in the journal Energy Science and Engineering warned that a push to heat millions of homes using hydrogen boilers risked increasing carbon emissions and speeding up global warming. The Telegraph understands the new crackdown on “greenwashing” is due to be announced within weeks, with a public call for proposals on how to tighten the rules.
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Energy companies that mislead consumers with eco-friendly deals that are not as green as they seem will be targeted in a government crackdown, according to reports. Ministers will unveil new measures to tackle “greenwashing” in the coming weeks amid fears that firms could be deceiving customers into believing their products are sustainable.
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