To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much money from the Energy Company Obligation is spent on the identification of recipients and administration of the scheme each year.
31 March 2022
Estimated administrative costs are reported by obligated energy suppliers and published by the Department. Across all iterations of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) since 2013, suppliers are estimated to have spent a total of £506.3 million, or £56.3 million per year on administrative costs. The costs associated with the identification of ECO eligible recipients are factored into total delivery costs and not reported separately.