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Transmission and distribution reforms to lower bills


Chancellor George Osborne has unveiled plans to open up the onshore electricity transmission and distribution markets to competitive tendering....

Energy compensation package for manufacturers brought forward


George Osborne has pledged to bring forward a compensation package for energy intensive industries to the “earliest point” after receiving state aid clearance.

DECC hits back at think tank report on renewables


The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) has issued a rebuttal against a report from the Centre for Policy Studies (CPS), entitled “How renewable subsidies destroyed the UK electricity market”.

Scottish government hails community energy potential


Scottish energy minister Fergus Ewing has hailed the potential for community energy north of the border.

Businesses call for low carbon Energy Union


The European Council has thrown its weight behind the European Commission’s plans for an Energy Union.

UK energy efficiency plans lack credibility – report


The UK is among the European Union member states that have been criticised by the Coalition for Energy Savings (CES).

Sector Round Up - 24/03/2015


This week's top stories include; Scottish Power to close Longannet coal-fired station, Severn Trent announces £190m renewables investment and NextEnergy Solar Fund signs £7.5m deal to buy 6.5MW project in Devon.

Government must face down ‘misguided opposition’ to wind


Tim Yeo, chair of the House of Commons’ Energy & Climate Change Committee, has warned that whichever party or parties form the next UK Government they must face down “misguided” opposition to onshore wind farms.

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