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Scale of energy investment in UK ‘remarkable’ says report

28/10/2014

Britain’s power industry invested £13.1 billion in infrastructure in 2013, a “remarkable” amount equivalent to London’s Crossrail project, according to a report by accountancy firm EY....

Government energy bill target under threat

28/10/2014

Households need to cut their energy consumption by £400 a year if the UK Government is to hit its 2020 target to reduce domestic bills, a new report has found.

EU domestic energy prices rose in 2013 despite fall in wholesale costs

28/10/2014

Household energy prices rose across the European Union in 2013 despite wholesale costs dropping, new figures show.

Global wind capacity could reach 2,000GW by 2030

28/10/2014

One-fifth of the world’s power could be provided by wind farms by 2030, according to a report from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Greenpeace.

EU leaders agree 40% greenhouse gas cuts by 2030

28/10/2014

European Union (EU) leaders have set a binding target to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030.

UK wind sets new record

28/10/2014

Wind turbines supplied a record 24% of the UK’s electricity on Sunday 19 October thanks to strong winds caused by the tail end of Hurricane Gonzalo.

Sector Round Up - 28/10/2014

28/10/2014

This week's highlights include; Largest rooftop solar for M&S, 500MW CHP plant moves step closer and WWF-UK urges more action on renewable heat.

Davey hits out at ‘straightjacket’ claims over UK energy policy

21/10/2014

Energy Secretary Ed Davey has hit back at claims by former Environment Secretary Owen Paterson that the coalition government has placed Britain in a “straightjacket” with its energy policy.

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