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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.

Business talks at international Business and Climate Summit

Business talks at international Business and Climate Summit

6 Jul 2016, 14:18

Last week’s Business & Energy Summit in London presented a rare opportunity to gather global business leaders and national government representatives in one place to discuss climate change post-COP21. Clean Energy News attended both days of the event to you the main talking points from across the summit.

Local authorities should be stepping up solar deployment

Local authorities should be stepping up solar deployment

6 Jul 2016, 12:07

In his latest blog for Clean Energy News, independent consultant and local authority expert Stephen Cirell discusses the recent announcement by Portsmouth City Council to roll out solar over the next four years using a series of PPA funded deals, and calls on other local authorities to follow suit.