The Government has charged a new taskforce, chaired by the boss of NatWest, with working out how to significantly cut UK energy consumption over the next seven years.
The UK has spent more than £50 billion extra on gas since Russia's invasion of Ukraine, a new analysis suggests.
The average home could save £500 a year on bills under the new price cap from April with good insulation and heat pumps, a report has said.
A new Select Committee report voices “significant reservations” over the structure of investment allowances offered to oil and gas firms under the Energy Profits Levy (EPL).
By Fiona Duggan, policy lead at climate solutions charity, Ashden
Efforts to help homes save energy - including information campaigns - have been a "critical gap" in the Government's response to soaring bills, a report has warned.
New analysis finds that that Aberdeen city and shire could support 33,800 “clean” jobs in key transition sectors within ten years, but urges government to support policies that will benefit local communities and workers.
Last month the UK Government published its British Energy Security Strategy.
A commitment to North Sea oil and gas while ramping up nuclear, hydrogen and offshore wind, is at the heart of a new UK strategy to protect consumers from future surges in energy bills.
The definitions of Environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) have been challenged by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, nowhere more so than in the energy sector, where companies have been forced by events to exit Russia abruptly and energy prices have soared to record levels.
As the world moves towards a net-zero scenario for the building sector, it is anticipated that significant investments are required to achieve this scenario.
The UK Government is being urged to seize the “major” economic, environmental and political opportunities presented by retrofitting homes.
Scotland will soon need to take “leaps not strides” in order to reduce carbon emissions, according to Holyrood’s energy minister.
Energy efficiency measures in buildings and industrial facilities are a key driver to accelerate the energy transition, but more investment and innovation is needed to speed up the pace of change.
A £3 billion green package with grants for homeowners and public buildings to improve energy efficiency will be unveiled by Rishi Sunak as part of his coronavirus economic strategy.
The Conservatives have pledged £9.2 billion to improve the energy efficiency of homes, schools and hospitals, as they make a pitch to voters concerned about the environment.
Shell CEO Ben van Beurden has been unveiled as part of a global commission to help global progress on energy efficiency.
Building new homes that fail to live up to energy efficiency standards is an "invisible cheat" which costs homeowners money and hits climate efforts, Government advisers warn.
Saudi Arabia has set up a new company which will spearhead the crusade to make government and public buildings more energy efficient.
Making homes more energy efficient should be a “national priority” paid for through taxes, the industry has urged.
A home energy-efficiency programme has been allocated £30 million of Scottish Government funding.
Boosting investment in energy efficiency could create up to 9,000 jobs a year, business leaders have told the Scottish Government.
Subsidies to reduce the risk of blackouts must focus on innovative schemes for energy storage and cutting demand rather than “dirty diesel”, MPs have urged.
A shift to highly efficient LED light bulbs in homes could cut winter peak energy demand and curb fears about blackouts, campaigners have suggested.
Weaker energy efficiency standards for consumer goods after Brexit could mean products that are more expensive to run are dumped in the UK, it has been warned.