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BEIS lays surprise cut to biomass CHP support

BEIS lays surprise cut to biomass CHP support

29 Jul 2016, 13:07

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has laid a surprise cut to Renewable Heat Incentive support for biomass CHP systems in a move which the Renewable Energy Association has decried as “abrupt” and “very negative”.

Sadiq Khan applies for electricity supplier licence

Sadiq Khan applies for electricity supplier licence

26 Jul 2016, 14:32

Sadiq Khan’s efforts to be “the greenest mayor London has ever had” have been bolstered by City Hall’s announcement that it has applied for a licence to supply low carbon electricity.

New department could lead to missed opportunities for energy says MP

New department could lead to missed opportunities for energy says MP

20 Jul 2016, 10:37

The newly formed Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) could see energy policy relegated to a ‘steady as she goes’ approach while other policy areas take precedence, according to a government MP on the energy and climate change (ECC) select committee.

New department ties energy to business as DECC is scrapped

New department ties energy to business as DECC is scrapped

15 Jul 2016, 12:58

The UK’s energy policy will now be a decided by a new industry led department headed up by former communities minister Greg Clark, who has been appoint secretary of state for business, energy and industrial strategy.