Andrea Leadsom has been appointed as the UK’s energy secretary as part of Boris Johnson’s new-look cabinet.
The UK Government will set out long-awaited plans to roll out carbon capture and storage technology later this month.
A European court ruling against the Government's payments scheme to power plants to keep the lights on in winter does not put supplies at risk, Business Secretary Greg Clark said.
Secretary of state for business, energy and industrial strategy (BEIS), Greg Clark, was accused of having "thrown under a bus" the people of Cumbria after plans to build a new nuclear power station collapsed.
The Government has launched a £200 million plan aimed at driving down the costs of nuclear energy, develop new technologies and encourage more women to work in the industry. Ministers said a so-called Nuclear Sector Deal would secure the UK’s diverse energy mix and lead to cheaper energy bills.
A price cap for domestic gas and electricity customers will “correct an intolerable situation” in which consumers have paid £1.4 billion more than they would in a competitive market, the Business Secretary has said.
The Business Secretary has refused to guarantee that flagship plans to cap energy bills will be in place by next winter.
Former foreign secretary Mr Hammond remains as Chancellor of the Exchequer. He has previously served as transport secretary and defence secretary. The “reassuringly boring” choice, Mr Hammond, 61, studied philosophy, politics and economics at Oxford University and is believed to have a devout belief in economic stability and prudent public finances.
The UK Government's energy minister has vowed to put the beleaguered North Sea oil and gas sector "front and centre" of a national industrial strategy.
A controversial plan to sell off the Green Investment Bank (GIB) to an Australian investor may be scrapped in favour of a £3.8billion stock market flotation, it has been reported.
This year saw an end to the Department of Energy and Climate Change after it was scrapped by Prime Minister Theresa May.
Ofgem is to begin publishing an energy company league table from today comparing the most expensive standard tariffs with the cheapest deals on the market to provide greater transparency to consumers.
The world unites again this fortnight in Marrakech to drive forward our commitment to tackle climate change. It remains one of the biggest threats facing the world today, and the UK Government is fully committed to the low carbon future we signed up to in Paris last year. Since 2010, there has been over £52billion of investment in renewables in the UK, and this week we set out proposals for the next steps to phase out electricity generation from unabated coal-fired power stations within the next decade.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) was officially made an independent government company by the UK government today.
The SNP last night demanded the new energy secretary put his money where his mouth is by taking steps to support the oil and gas industry.
The UK’s new energy secretary pledged to put the North Sea oil and gas sector “at the heart of the UK’s industrial strategy” as he ruled out intervening in an ongoing industrial dispute.
The new Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy today agreed to fast-track an industry forum as the sector battles its most prolonged downturn to-date.
The newly created Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has unveiled its full portfolio of ministerial responsibilities.
Theresa May's government was accused of walking away from its responsibility to the North Sea last night as the full details of the new business and energy secretary's team were unveiled.
The man now responsible for UK Government energy policy served as shadow energy secretary earlier in his career.
Theresa May has scrapped the department for energy and climate change (Decc) in her Cabinet reshuffle.