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Budget 2017: The clean energy sector responds

Budget 2017: The clean energy sector responds

22 Nov 2017, 16:20

Earlier today chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the Autumn Budget which, amongst a raft of other measures, pledged new funding to drive electric vehicle growth but dealt what some have labelled a “catastrophic blow” to new renewable deployment in the UK. Here is how the green economy has responded.

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The Clean Growth Plan: meeting expectation and ambition

27 Sep 2017, 08:39 • By Paul Thompson
The Clean Growth Plan: meeting expectation and ambition

Next week Conservative party members congregate for their annual political conference. Most media coverage and political conversation in Manchester will be dominated by the party’s current political trilemma of Johnson, May, Brexit. Blogging for Clean Energy News, The Whitehouse Consultancy's Paul Thompson looks at where the Clean Growth Plan might sit in that agenda, and what we might see when it's finally unveiled.

London deputy mayor defends decision to tender for an energy supplier

London deputy mayor defends decision to tender for an energy supplier

13 Sep 2017, 12:22

London’s deputy mayor for energy and the environment Shirley Rodrigues has defended City Hall’s decision to tender for a supplier to provide for its Energy for Londoners rather than set up its own licensed company, saying the former would see the benefits get to householders quicker.

Smart grid project trebles renewable generation on Shetland

Smart grid project trebles renewable generation on Shetland

12 Jun 2017, 11:14

A five-year smart grid project to integrate renewables onto Shetland’s local energy system using large scale storage and new forms of network management has been hailed a success by Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN).