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%.
The Government is being urged to retain a close association with the body which regulates the nuclear industry across Europe as MPs step up calls to guarantee protections for the sector.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has announced that there is a share of £4million available for a series of feasibility studies for nuclear reactor designs.
The CEO of a British independent energy supplier is calling for immediate action from Government and regulators to help millions of households trapped on punitive energy tariffs operated by the Big Six.
Consumers have been dealt a “bad hand” by the Government over the near £20 billion Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, facing costs running to many times the original estimate, it has been warned.
The cost of diesel has reached its highest level in almost three years, new figures show.
Coal’s time has passed, the UK Government said as it joined Canada to launch a global alliance to drive efforts to phase out the polluting fossil fuel.
Speaking at UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, Scotland’s cabinet secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, Rosanna Cunningham, is to double down on Scotland’s commitment to reduce diesel and petrol cars.
Data provided by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) shows that the industrial sector in the UK has enjoyed its strongest period for nearly 25 years.
A new report by Imperial College London and the University of Strathclyde has warned that the Scottish Government could find itself ‘alone’ in developing wave energy in the UK after Brexit.
Nicola Sturgeon has said the UK Government’s refusal to publish its breakdown of Brexit’s impact on Scotland is “unconscionable”.
Proposals have been put forward by Professor Dieter Helm in an independent review into cost reduction in the UK power system.
British think tank, the Centre for Policy Studies, says the UK Government is falling short of its own energy targets on domestic capacity.
A strategy to cut UK greenhouse emissions from housing, businesses, transport and the power sector while boosting economic growth is set to be published by the Government.
Ahead of the launch of the Clean Growth Strategy, the government has announced over £550million in spending for new renewable energy schemes.
The UK Government has extended the immigration right to remain of non-European Economic Area nationals who work in the offshore wind sector.
Shadow energy minister Alan Whitehead has urged the UK Government to "get its act together" on carbon capture and storage (CCS).
Scottish Power has warned no new framework has been created for windfarms when subsidies come to an end in April next year.
The loss of thousands of jobs from the closure of a steelworks factory is still being felt one year on, local MPs have said, as new figures suggest at least 160 former staff remain unemployed.
News that the consortium of developers led by SSE have committed the final £2.6billion investment decision for the 588MW 84-turbine Beatrice offshore wind farm in Scotland has been welcomed by politicians.
The UK Government paid oil major Shell $123million last year after changes to the tax system.
Politicians have reacted to the Oil and Gas UK Activity Survey, published today.
Government advisers have repeated calls for a 57% cut in UK greenhouse gases by 2030 in the wake of a new global climate deal. The Committee on Climate Change said its advice on cutting emissions for the period 2028-2032 was the “minimum level of UK ambition necessary” in light of the Paris Agreement - the global deal to avoid dangerous climate change agreed late last year.
As an industry we are going through a tough time – and all indications are pointing towards it staying that way. With the value of our product having plummeted to just over $30 a barrel and respected commentators suggesting it’s going to be lower for longer than we might hope, the fear is that it may get worse before it gets better as globally some $400 billion has been cut from E&P budgets.
Britain believes North Korea did not successfully test a hydrogen bomb despite seismic activity indicating a nuclear explosion, Philip Hammond has said.