About the scheme

The Government Electricity Rebate (GER) partially offset all domestic electricity customers for the cost of the government’s environmental policies. Licensed electricity suppliers were obligated to add a £12 rebate to bills in the autumns of 2014 and 2015.

The total value of these rebates was estimated to be worth a total of £620 million. Ofgem introduced a licence condition associated with this requirement and had a role to monitor compliance levels.

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