Today the Committee on Climate Change has delivered its verdict on the government’s Clean Growth Strategy, ultimately calling for more urgent action or risk failing to meet its statutory climate targets.
The UK government must issue firmer, more ambitious decarbonisation policies as a “matter of urgency” if it is to meet its fourth and fifth carbon budgets.
The European Council has agreed a new position on the internal electricity market, placing consumer empowerment, cross-border trading and higher levels of renewables at the heart of the European Union’s efforts to transition to a low carbon economy.
Systems design and energy technology company Faraday Grid is “unashamedly seeking to change the course of history” with the launch of its prototype Faraday Exchanger, which it says can be used to integrate significantly high levels of renewable energy onto the grid.
An official from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has pushed back against claims that “question marks” hang over government decarbonisation plans, stating that good progress had been made.
Eurelectric has pledged to reach carbon neutrality within Europe’s power supply “well before” the year 2050.
The Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) is to merge with the Association for the Conservation of Energy (ACE).
The government’s new industrial strategy has made local smart energy systems one of its priority areas of development.
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.
Budget 2017: Government unveils EV funding bonanza, confirms no new low carbon levies
E.On has launched a new campaign to promote its fledgling EV charging network as it prepares to bring E.On Drive to the UK.
The Scottish government will establish a publicly-owned, not-for-profit energy company to deliver renewable energy to Scottish customers “as close to cost price as possible”.
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.
The UK’s climate change minister Claire Perry has teased a “very broad’ Clean Growth Strategy that could be just days away from being unveiled.
Ministers at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have ducked a series of questions surrounding the supposedly imminent publication of its delayed clean growth plan.
Energy generators are calling out for additional support in selling their power more effectively, according to a survey by SmartestEnergy, which found that as much as 8.3% higher revenues could be achieved from more active participation in the energy market.