E.On fined £3million
Energy firm E.On has been fined £3m for failing to prove that it distributed free energy-saving light bulbs to consumers.
According to the BBC some of the light bulbs were sold in the Irish Republic, while E.On could not prove that others were handed out.
The energy efficiency scheme was ordered by regulator Ofgem in 2010 as part of a carbon reduction programme.
The BBC reports that E.On claimed it had distributed almost 25 million free light bulbs to customers in 2010 but it was later only able to account for 21m of the bulbs.
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