The Conservative Party manifesto has failed to offer new funding for the growth of low emission vehicles, instead pledging to spend the same money that has been allocated since 2015’s election.
Liam Stoker wonders why, after manifesto week, just the one political party in the UK has discussed the Internal Energy Market and the UK's membership of it post-Brexit.
Proposals from the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) to remove priority dispatch for existing renewables generators across Europe are irresponsible and potentially damaging to investor confidence, the head of Europe’s solar trade association has said.
Distribution network operator and energy firm Scottish and Southern Electricity (SSE) has revealed how it is preparing for a new, more flexible energy system in the UK.
Recommendations for a framework for companies to voluntarily disclose climate-related financial risks in public financial filings have been criticised in a report which claims such measures are not suited to climate risk and could distort markets.
The Green Party has pledged to create an “energy system fit for the 21st century” in its energy and the environment manifesto.
The government’s plans to improve the UK’s air quality include proposals to require local authorities to provide “active support” for ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs), including increased charging infrastructure, and impact business procurement of backup power and plant.
Sustainability professionals within the energy sector are resoundingly in favour of continued use of environmental laws set at a European level, according to a new survey by the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA).
The number of firms submitting compliance notifications for the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) to the Environment Agency has continued to rise a year after the deadline closed, reaching almost 7,000.
Europe’s built environment must improve its efficiency and emissions performance or climate targets established within the Paris Agreement will not be met, a coalition of 300 businesses has warned.
The chief executives of 27 of the world’s largest businesses have called on the G20 to formally accept and act on recommendations set out by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TFCFD) last year.
Almost £250 million is to be spent by the UK government on the development of batteries for electric vehicles over the next four years should the Conservatives be returned to Parliament in June.
Energy technology provider Utiligroup has been bought up by US investment firm Accel-KKR as the company seeks to enter the competitive European market and make its presence felt in the UK.
The government’s long awaited strategy for meeting the UK’s carbon budgets currently “sits in a holding pattern” following the announcement of a general election in June, according to climate change minister Nick Hurd.
National Grid has outlined how it is working to tackle the “significant and rapid change” brought about by the clean energy transition.
Six of the UK’s leading renewable energy trade associations have called on energy secretary Greg Clark to embrace low carbon sectors in the UK’s industrial strategy or miss the chance to take a strategic lead.
Activist legal group ClientEarth has threatened to pursue legal action against the government over its failure to publish its eagerly anticipated emissions reduction plan (ERP).
A High Court judge has ruled against a request for a judicial review of the government’s sale of the Green Investment Bank (GIB), paving the way for the deal to be completed with preferred bidder, the Australian bank Macquarie.
National Grid has warned that inflexible generators such as nuclear and combined heat and power could face turn down instructions this summer to make way for soaring solar generation.
Northern Ireland’s Department for the Economy (DfE) has had to issue apologies to a number of companies it mistakenly said had claimed considerably more from the botched RHI scheme than they had.
More than a quarter of non-domestic properties in the UK now have smart or advanced meters installed by their utility, however there remains a considerable amount of work if the residential market is to hit its 2020 target.
Any investment in the UK’s infrastructure must take into account climate change preparedness and focus on low carbon generation, including smart grids and electric vehicles.
The UK will have to adhere to the European Union’s environmental and climate change-related policy if it is to have any future agreement with the trading bloc, according to the first EU response to the triggering of article 50.
Liam Stoker looks at Saturday's solar-powered event, what it means for the UK's energy market and why it's time the government caught up.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has admitted that it is still locked in negotiations with the European Union over an exemption for energy intensive industries (EII) from costs added to electricity bills.
The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is prioritising lowering the cost of decarbonisation for businesses, according to a senior civil servant who has claimed that getting costs down is “the biggest challenge” faced by the department.
The cost of low carbon policies attached to energy bills have had a “limited impact” on the prices paid by business, commercial and industrial customers, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has said.
New research has suggested that a higher proportion of commercial properties than previously thought will fall under the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) regulations due to updated building regulations affecting EPC ratings.
German energy giant E.On has set its sights on being one of the “pacesetters” of the digitalisation of the energy market as it looks to evolve following the spinoff of its nuclear business.
Nothern Ireland’s Department for the Economy (DfE) is to launch an eight month examination of all installations under the botched Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), having launched a tender to procure inspection services.