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First CfDs auction hailed a success


The Government has hailed the first auction of Contracts for Difference (CfDs) to support renewable energy projects as a significant success....

Network cost concerns raised by Energy & Climate Change Committee


Energy regulator Ofgem is failing to keep network costs down for consumers, according to the House of Commons’ Energy & Climate Change Committee.

Energy UK urges long-term policy certainty as election nears


Trade body Energy UK has called on the next UK Government to “provide long-term policy certainty”.

Early reform of carbon market in Europe planned


Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have backed plans to bring forward reforms to the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS).

Energy Union strategy launched


The European Commission has unveiled its plans for an Energy Union, which would integrate the 28 national energy markets across the continent.

Industry group recommends new approach to wave and tidal funding


A new report from the UK Government’s Marine Energy Programme Board (MEPB) has called for a “fresh approach” to the way central and devolved administrations award funding to wave and tidal projects.

Sector Round Up - 03/03/2015


This week's top stories include; Morvern hydro plant begins generating, Renewables Infrastructure Group sees profits double and Greencoat Wind highlights capacity growth.

CfD results: Independent generators helping drive down renewable energy costs


SmartestEnergy comments on the results of the first CfD auctions.

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