Environmental campaigners have branded carbon capture and storage (CCS) a “dangerous distraction” from the urgent need to decarbonise the energy sector.
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The UK Government has announced a turnaround on its land-standing policy ban on onshore wind.
Following the Government's target of net zero emissions by 2050, the recent publication of the Green Finance Strategy, endorsed by both the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and Treasury, represents an initial steppingstone to achieving a carbon neutral economy.
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has announced it will work with World Bank to help promote an intergovernmental forum on "emerging offshore wind markets".
Westminster has said that more onshore wind development is "not right for England" as public opinion in favour of the technology has soared in the UK.
More than 90 members of Parliament have signed a letter asking UK energy minister Claire Perry to back measures of support fo the UK marine energy sector.
A sector deal for the oil and gas industry is now “unlikely” after ministers rebuffed the recommendations of an influential Commons committee, it has been claimed.
Motorists have been hit with a hike in fuel prices in recent weeks which have added up to £3 to the cost of filling up, official figures show.
Union officials have hit out after Westminster said UK Energy Minister Claire Perry would not attend next week's offshore wind summit in Edinburgh.
Significant uncertainty remains over the multibillion-pound cost to the taxpayer of decommissioning offshore oil and gas assets, MPs have said.
The recent Energy Voice article covering the chief executive of the OGA, Andy Samuel’s evidence to the inquiry into the public cost of decommissioning oil and gas infrastructure at Westminster, prompted me to review the minutes of the session.
The UK's Capacity Market has been suspended following a challenge by a clean energy firm.
A new plan put forth by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has warned that some energy contacts with EU countries "may be compromised" in the case of 'no deal' with Brussels over Brexit.
The Scottish boss of a prominent climate group has called the lack of public opinion taking and consultation on fracking an "Orwellian move" by the UK Government.
An investigation into rule changes made to the Contracts for Difference (CfD) second auction round has found that it will increase costs to UK consumers by £100 million a year.
A green energy scheme set up to boost renewable and low-carbon heating has failed to meet its objectives or provide value for the expected £23 billion cost to taxpayers, according to an influential Commons committee.
An advert for one of Britain’s largest renewable energy suppliers has been banned for claiming the electricity it supplies emits no carbon dioxide.
Remote Scottish island communities have welcomed the news that the European Commission will not stand in their way when submitting wind farm plans in the next Contract for Difference (CfD) auction round.
Energy price cap plans must be introduced urgently to stop millions of loyal and vulnerable customers being ripped off, a powerful committee has told the Government.
Closer collaboration has been agreed between the UK and France on smart energy and the rollout of electric vehicles.
It’s exactly three years since I joined the OGA, and alongside the chief executive and team members, we worked with our colleagues in DECC (now part of BEIS) to decide how, against the backdrop of the colossal challenges staring the industry in the face, we could build the Oil and Gas Authority to support industry and make a meaningful difference.
The Government is aiming to maintain its role in European nuclear research after leaving the body responsible for regulating the industry across the continent, it has been announced.
The UK Government Department for Business, Energy and Innovation Strategy (BEIS) has released figures showing and average 12% pay gap across pay and bonuses.
A report published by the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has found that - among other renewable rises - onshore wind generation rose by 50%.
Energy service firm Amec Foster Wheeler (AFW) will lead a UK Government funded nuclear power research programme after winning a £2.9million contract.