There is pressure on the UK Government to share plans for overhauling the electric grid to remove “unnecessary barriers” to renewable developments in Scotland.
The Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
A north-east decarbonisation project is to receive a share of £1 billion of UK Government funding aimed at driving down emissions and creating jobs.
The UK Government has given fresh commitments that the planned North Sea transition deal will be delivered by the end of next month.
Westminster accused of playing party politics over sector deal after north-east SNP MPs request for meeting snubbed
The UK Government has been accused of playing party politics over the upcoming North Sea transition deal.
The UK Government has been urged to change how it shapes energy policy or risk hindering efforts to reach its 2050 net zero target.
“We mustn’t confuse the public with Extinction Rebellion” – UK Energy Minister Kwasi Kwarteng sets out case for CCUS
Setting out why carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) is “absolutely essential” to hitting net zero targets will be key in garnering public support for the technology, according to the UK’s energy minister.
Governments in Holyrood and Westminster have been accused of having “no political will” to support a just transition away from fossil fuels to clean energy.
A decision on whether Shell will be allowed to keep the giant legs of the Brent field in the North Sea forever has been “postponed”.
UK Government environmental standards among ‘highest in the world’ after accusations it neglected North Sea methane leak
The UK Government has said its environmental standards are “among the highest in the world” after allegations it has neglected a methane leak for 20 years.
The UK Government spent more than £50,000 investigating BP after an oil leak – an amount seven times greater than the fine dished out to the company.
The UK Government will conduct a review of current energy infrastructure at sea as it sets its sights on expanding offshore renewables.
A multi-million pound Barnett formula transfer will be used by the Scottish Government to help high energy usage businesses cut emissions.
An oil and gas sector deal could ensure any further BP-scale job losses are "headed off at the pass", according to a north-east MP.
The UK Government has rejected plans for an offshore wind farm extension in the Southern North Sea.
The UK public continue to support the growth of renewable energy, a new poll has shown.
The UK Government timetable for its offshore wind power auction will not be delayed by the coronavirus pandemic.
The UK Government has been ordered to pay the costs of Greenpeace seeking a judicial review after it rubber-stamped BP’s drilling plans for a North Sea field without telling the public.
Along with industry, we welcome the recent consultation on allowing onshore wind and solar to compete for CfD’s in future Allocation Rounds, the next being scheduled for 2021.
A consortium group led by Danish offshore wind giant Orsted has received a multi-million pound funding injection for an offshore wind-derived hydrogen project.
Britain will lead the next 30 years of climate action, Andrea Leadsom has claimed, amid opposition warnings over the Government's "stop-start" policies.
Aberdeen ‘energy transition park’ and net zero should ‘feature heavily’ in oil sector deal – OGA boss
Proposals for an Aberdeen energy transition park, along with a host of net zero solutions, should be at the “heart” of an incoming sector deal, according to the head of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).
A tribunal has ruled against Repsol Sinopec Resources UK (RSRUK) in a £5million decision on its North Sea emissions.
The Government's new smart meter rollout timetable for a device in 85% of homes by 2024 cannot be met, the energy industry has warned.
Germany’s environment ministry has said a “compromise” on Shell’s Brent decommissioning plans may be possible but leaving any oil remains is “not acceptable”.
Greenpeace said last night that protestors would occupy two North Sea oil platforms for “as long as needed” to get their message across.