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Renewables industry dismayed at ‘handbrake turn’ on policy

28/07/2015

Renewable energy companies have reacted with dismay to what it described as the Government’s “handbrake turn” on support for the industry. ...

Funding axed for Green Deal

28/07/2015

The Government has pulled the plug on funding for the Green Deal Finance Company, in a move it said would protect taxpayers.

Rudd hopeful of Hinkley Point investment decision this year

28/07/2015

Energy Secretary Amber Rudd has told MPs on the House of Commons Energy Select Committee that a deal over the proposed Hinkley Point C nuclear power station will come “later this year”.

Lord Stern warns of ‘immense’ climate change risks

28/07/2015

Lord Stern, the author of the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change, has warned that risk from global warming has risen.

Sector Round Up - 28/07/2015

28/07/2015

This week's top stories include; Work on Ray wind farm set to start, ScottishPower generation and supply profits up and Green Investment Bank backs biomass plant.

UK electricity margins tighten says National Grid

21/07/2015

The closure of power stations has increased the risk of blackouts this winter, according to a new report from National Grid.

Government ‘reckless’ with low-carbon budget, argues think-tank

21/07/2015

Household energy bills have risen by £120 over the past five years due to the UK Government’s “ill thought through energy and climate policies”, according to report from the Policy Exchange think tank.

European Commission sets out energy reform plans

21/07/2015

The European Commission has laid out plans to redesign the continent’s energy market, reform the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) and update energy efficiency labels.

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