MP for Welwyn Hatfield and former Home Secretary, Grant Shapps, has been named Secretary of State for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy in Rishi Sunak's cabinet.
The Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
The Crown Estate has doubled its funding commitment for a research programme aimed at supporting offshore wind growth alongside marine conservation.
Millions of households across the UK could face energy rationing measures not seen since the 1970s as Europe grapples with a supply crisis.
ITM Power has secured a £9.3m government award to accelerate the commercial deployment and manufacture of its five megawatt (MW) ‘Gigastack’ platform for producing green hydrogen.
Vattenfall has been awarded £9.3 million in UK government funding to add green hydrogen production facilities to a turbine at the Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm (AOWF).
The Net Zero Technology Centre (NZTC) has announced the appointment of Peter Mather to its board as a senior independent director.
Several oil and gas firms have secured civil injunctions for their sites in a bid to curb a wave of protests aimed at terminals in England.
The UK’s offshore energy trade body says it supports half of the proposed checkpoint tests on new North Sea oil and gas licensing, but that the process ‘must be workable’ or risks damaging investment in the basin.
Consultancy Crondall Energy has been awarded a share of a £6.7 million UK Government pot to try to use North Sea infrastructure to solve the puzzle of energy storage.
The UK government has granted planning consent for the Norfolk Vanguard wind farm, developer Vattenfall confirmed.
The UK Government has said it will increase the frequency of its renewable capacity auctions from biennial to yearly, in a bid to boost investment and jobs.
The UK government is consulting on changes to supply chain plan and Contracts for Difference (CfD) policy in preparation for its fifth auction round.
Ithaca Energy has received a green light from the UK Government to proceed with its Abigail project in the North Sea.
The hydrogen BECCS innovation programme will support the development of innovative new technologies aimed at generating hydrogen from biomass and waste.
The UK government is giving itself until April to find a solution to soaring gas prices since that’s when consumers would start feeling the bite of a new cap on utility bills.
The Government is refusing to reveal details of how policies in its flagship "net-zero" strategy will deliver the carbon cuts needed to tackle the climate crisis.
The government has announced it will provide £20 million per year in ringfenced tidal stream project support as part of the upcoming Contract for Difference (CfD) round, following pressure from industry and MPs.
Shell (LON: RDSA) is “proposing changes” to plans for Jackdaw after its initial approach was knocked back by the UK regulator last week.
The UK regulator’s decision not to approve Shell’s Jackdaw plan could have been impacted by the ongoing Cambo storm, an analyst has claimed.
Libya’s National Oil Corp. (NOC) has officially launched a unit in the UK with the aim of improving collaboration with local companies.
The Cambo furore comes at a time when the UK faces tough decisions about how to meet its energy needs and attract investment whilst burnishing its environmental credentials ahead of COP26 in Glasgow in November.
The chief executive of Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has written to the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, issuing a jobs warning over “high-profile negative campaigns” against the Cambo oil field.
Scottish decarbonisation group North East Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage (NECCUS) has appointed a renewables heavyweight as its new chief executive.
The British government will provide grants to SeAH Wind Ltd. and Smulders Projects UK to build factories producing components for offshore wind farms.
A new UK Energy Supply Chain (UKESC) taskforce has been established to help companies to transition to a green economy.