The relationship between decarbonisation and energy security is “far from straightforward” and demand reduction strategies will be key to ensuring a stable energy system, the UK Energy Research Council has warned.
The UK’s domestic renewables and low carbon sectors need urgent clarity over Brexit-related issues if they are to continue to succeed, Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon has warned.
Prime Minister Theresa May has said she wants to maintain “broad energy co-operation” with the European Union (EU) post-Brexit.
Brexit is likely to have significantly detrimental impacts to the UK’s energy supply chain, a member of the House of Lords’ EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee has warned.
Prominent politicians from across the political spectrum have warned against the UK’s departure from the Internal Energy Market (IEM) as part of Brexit, despite the country’s exit from the single market taking automatic continuation “off the table”.
A botched Brexit would threaten the UK’s energy security by having severe implications on its ability to trade energy with Europe, the House of Lords has warned.
The North of England’s green economy is under threat from a hard Brexit, think tank IPPR North has warned in a new study.
Any failure on the UK’s part to continue to co-operate with the European Union on energy and climate change post-Brexit would threaten to unnecessarily complicate the country’s carbon reduction plans.
Business groups representing thousands of companies with hundreds of billions in revenue have called on Theresa May to set out clear polices and “display the vision, leadership and clarity” needed to build a low carbon economy.
Liam Stoker looks at how the UK and Europe could look to follow California and share the wealth of renewable power, if only Brexit didn't look certain to call curtains on the UK's involvement in it.
The European Union has come under fire over what has been labelled a “weak outcome” after energy ministers rubber stamped new EU energy efficiency directives.
The UK must remain as closely aligned as possible to the wider European energy market after it exits the European Union, a leading trade association has warned.
Environmental coalition Greener UK has stressed the need for any future repeal bill to ensure existing environmental laws remain in place.
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.
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 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.
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The British government has said it is “considering all options” regarding the union’s future relationship with the European Union relating to energy in a move which will offer scant clarity to Brexit’s potential impact on energy bills.
The European Union has confirmed plans to increase its energy efficiency target to 30% by 2030 in an effort to reduce dependency on energy imports while creating jobs and increasing GDP across the trading bloc.
Post-Brexit the world is not on fire. To learn more about the realities of the new normal, Clean Energy News publisher Solar Media convened a cross-channel group of experts overseen by the law firm Eversheds and chaired by veteran energy journalist Terry Macalister. Here, he forms his first view on the mood of the assembled investors, operators and policy experts in the forum.
Energy secretary Amber Rudd has claimed that the UK’s vote to leave the European Union will not affect the country’s commitment to clean energy, and revealed the government’s response to the fifth carbon budget will be published as scheduled tomorrow morning.
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) reiterated the need for more ambitious energy efficiency targets for its member states, on the same day the UK voted to leave the European Union.