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.
A UK Government report says that all UK seafarers must be paid fairly.
Three-fifths of new cars and vans should be electric by 2030 to meet legal targets to cut greenhouse gases, Government climate advisers have said.
Two MP’s write to local authorities after only 5 UK councils take advantage of electric vehicle (EV) funding scheme.
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 Industrial Strategy has today announced an Automotive Sector Deal, which includes plans for the electric vehicle (EV) sector and the expansion of charging points.
The Highlands has seen a 28% increase in carbon emissions - the largest rise of any council area in Britain.
A UK Government consultation has been launched today to alter the definition of remote island wind energy in an effort to encourage investment.
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.