A new report published today has urged the UK Government not to “penalise consumers” by delaying policy decision and effectively blocking onshore wind projects.
More than 2.5 million households in England are struggling to pay their energy bills, figures from the Government show.
The minister for UK negotiations on Scotland’s place in Europe, Michael Russell, has warned of potential fuel shortages post-Brexit if politicians fail to reach a deal.
Reports that the UK Government is set to reject plans for a tidal power lagoon in Swansea Bay have been greeted with anger in Wales.
Claire Perry MP, energy and clean growth minister said at during the All-Energy conference in Glasgow that the Conservative Party are “absolutely not against onshore wind’ but that her party is against “breaching manifesto commitments”.
Energy and clean growth minister Claire Perry today praised the growth of Scottish renewables in delivering 25% of UK capacity and creating 24,000 jobs.
Ørsted's UK country manager and co-chair of the Offshore Wind Industry Council, Benj Sykes, said that the Sector Deal for UK offshore wind will more than triple renewables jobs.
Britain must develop fracking to free itself from dependence on Russian gas, Tory former chancellor Lord Lawson of Blaby has told the Lords.
The UK Government announced the launch of a new Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP) last night, dubbing it the ‘central heating for cities’
A UK-based tech firm has said that the UK Government is letting down the solar energy marketplace through a lack of effective incentive schemes.
New figures on renewable energy generation have shown that Scotland hit a record year in 2017 with the country seeing 68.1% of gross electricity consumption met by renewables.
It has been revealed that nearly £60million of taxpayer money has been paid out to solar firms by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to settlement claims by companies that the UK Government unlawfully adjusted the feed-in tariff.
Scottish energy minister Paul Wheelhouse has urged the UK Government to review its position on low cost renewables and recognise the challenges faced by remote island projects.
The UK offshore wind industry today released its vision as part of an agreement to work on a Sector Deal with the UK Government for 2030.
Publishing an internal report on fracking could call into question the viability of the industry, the Government has said.
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.
Australian energy storage firm redT energy has announced a £750,000 grant from the UK Government towards developing new smart energy systems.
The Government has been accused of being “culpable” for failures over a nuclear clean-up contract that cost the taxpayer up to £122 million.
Campaigners and local residents are calling on the Government not to let new open cast coal mining projects go ahead, as the UK moves away from the fossil fuel.
The UK Government has announced that it will plough £30 of investment into vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology.
The resurgent North Sea oil and gas industry is poised to pay more than £1billion in tax this year – and the SNP has called for the cash to be reinvested in the sector.
The Government has shown an “inability to make smart decisions on badly needed infrastructure”, a report has found.
New figures released by the UK Government have shown a £5.5billion turnover from Scotland’s renewable energy sector and a 300% jobs increase s in 2016 in certain sectors.
Business Secretary Greg Clark has ordered an assessment of the “financial resilience” of Third Energy before deciding whether to give it the go-ahead to frack in North Yorkshire.
The offshore workers union, RMT, have reacted angrily to an admission by the UK Chamber of Shipping that the government’s new guidance on fair pay for seafarers will make no change to those working in UK waters.