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Scale of energy investment in UK ‘remarkable’ says report


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


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


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


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


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

UK wind sets new record


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


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


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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