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Informer Issue 566 - 27/09/2022

This week's energy news headlines: The Government unveils its relief scheme for non-domestic energy users; Fracking, onshore wind and North Sea oil & gas get support from the new cabinet; Ofgem launches a consultation on changes to BSUoS charges.

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Informer Issue 565 - 20/09/2022

This week's energy news headlines: More detail on support for businesses over energy bills is set to be unveiled; Investors have called for greater action by governments ahead of COP27; Fixed price contracts for older renewable generation have been welcome by industry leaders; A new Regulation Round-up is included in this week’s Informer, covering the latest updates from Government departments and energy regulators.

 

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Informer Issue 564 - 06/09/2022

This week's energy news headlines include: The Government’s plans to help consumers and businesses through the energy crisis are set to be unveiled; Industry leaders have backed calls for new fixed priced contracts for older renewable projects; and Planning and regulatory delays are threatening targets to dramatically increase offshore wind in the UK.

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Informer Issue 563 - 30/08/2022

This week's energy news headlines: The energy price crisis has highlighted the need for urgent acceleration of new renewable capacity according to an industry body; Solar planning refusal hits five-year high; and More help is urged for businesses to cope with rising bills and speed up decarbonisation.

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Informer Issue 562 - 23/08/2022

This week's energy news headlines: Industry leaders have called for a new Department of Energy to be set up; Keeping coal plants open this winter could cost as much as £420m; A new domestic flexibility service is set to be announced to help reduce peak demand.

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Informer Issue 561 - 16/08/2022

This week's energy news headlines: Energy intensive industries could get further help with costs under plans announced by the Government; The regulator is looking to accelerate transmission network upgrades to enable growth in renewables; A Winter flexibility service could be launched to enable the system operator to access more demand-side response.

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Informer Issue 560 - 09/08/2022

This week's energy news headlines: Record investment went into renewables in the first-half of the year despite supply chain challenges; More action is urged to help businesses deal with rising energy costs; Plans to re-power up to 1,000 onshore wind turbines across the UK have been unveiled.

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Informer Issue 559 - 02/08/2022

This week's energy news headlines: Latest figures highlight the increasing role being played by renewable energy in the UK’s energy mix; This winter could see periods of tight margins and high prices but the system operator is confident of meeting demand; A raft of energy innovation projects are to share £8m to help accelerate the transition.

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Informer Issue 558 - 26/07/2022

This week's energy news headlines: Plans for a new nuclear power station which could meet 7% of the UK’s needs get the go-ahead; A House of Lords committee says urgent action is needed by the Government to avoid a disorderly transition to Net Zero; Moves to potentially re-open a huge gas storage site off the east coast of England take a step forward.

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Informer Issue 557 - 19/07/2022

This week's energy news headlines: BEIS launches what it believes could be the biggest shake-up of the energy market for decades; The system operator issues two Capacity Market notices as the heat wave continues; Business leaders urges candidates vying to be the next PM to step up on Net Zero.

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