New air fine - Car hire firm Sixt to pay £35,000 ETS penalty

Car hire firm Sixt failed to surrender sufficient allowances to cover its private jet travel in 2012, leading to a penalty of £34,927 from the Environment Agency.

Sector: Air

Total payout: £34,927

Type: EU-ETS penalty

Date: July 2019

Location: England

Offender: Sixt GmbH & Co Autovermietung KG

Description of offence: Failure to surrender sufficient allowances to cover reportable emissions in 2012, contrary to regulation 41 of the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Regulations 2012.

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