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House of Lords: How is government preparing for energy Brexit?

A House of Lords Committee has written to Claire Perry MP regarding Brexit impacts on the energy and climate sectors

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Capacity Market suspension: What you should know

The government said the decision ‘poses no issues for our security of supply’ and is working to reinstate it ‘as soon as possible’

UK must halt Capacity Market payments after EU Court ruling

The European Court of Justice has suspended the scheme which means the UK cannot hold any auctions either until it receives clearance

Spain targets 100% renewable electricity by 2050

It also plans to ban the sale of new petrol or diesel cars by 2040

Policy changes ‘needed to support green land use’

The Committee on Climate Change said land must be better used to store carbon and ensure environmental impacts can be mitigated

G20 ‘spends more on driving climate change than benefits from reducing it’

Only Canada and France generate more income from carbon pricing schemes than they spend on fossil fuel subsidies

EU Parliament approves energy efficiency, renewable targets

The new rules are expected to help households and businesses reduce their energy bills while cutting carbon emissions

IEA: World needs flexible power systems as renewables rise

Their share is forecast to increase from 25% today to more than 40% by 2040

Dyson wins EU battle over energy efficiency labelling

It argued the tests carried out on empty machines did not reflect real-life conditions of use and claimed they favoured rivals’ models

Special Report: Energy price cap – how did it come about?

Here’s a quick timeline that takes you through it