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Mixed reaction to CfD £200m budget announcement


Renewable energy projects will compete for more than £200 million of funding from October in the first round of the UK Government’s new Contracts for Difference (CfDs), sparking a mixed reaction from...

European commissioners agree 30 percent energy efficiency target


The European Commission has put forward proposals to increase member states’ energy efficiency by 30 percent by 2030.

Davey says Fourth Carbon Budget won’t be changed


Energy Secretary Ed Davey has confirmed that the UK Government won’t be changing its Fourth Carbon Budget.

Lords to look at electricity infrastructure resilience


The House of Lords Science & Technology Select Committee has launched an inquiry into the resilience of the UK’s electricity system.

Solar industry urges National Grid rethink


The Solar Trade Association (STA) has called on National Grid to re-evaluate its predictions for solar power generation in the decades ahead.

Sector Round Up - 29/07/2014


This week's top stories include; Ofgem submits initial energy market report to CMA, Centrica in talks with BP over new CEO and Consent for 69MW wind farm.

Government creates uncertainty on renewables argues CPRE


The UK Government has created uncertainty in the renewable energy industry through the changes it made to the planning system in England during the summer of 2013, according to a new report.

SmartestEnergy and British Hydropower Association produce Hydro Energy Entrepreneurs Report 2014


SmartestEnergy has worked with the British Hydropower Association (BHA) to produce a report dedicated to hydro in Great Britain.

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