Australia abandons emission reduction plans

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has bowed to pressure from Conservative Party politicians to axe the proposed energy policy

‘Record-breaking’ public support to use tax system to tackle plastic waste

The government’s recent call for evidence attracted an ‘unprecedented’ 162,000 responses

Ofgem delays publication of energy price cap level

It will give the regulator more time to consider the consultation responses by industry

Webinar: Your Network Charges Are Changing – Will You Be Paying More for Energy?

This free webinar will be live at 10.00am on Friday 7th September 2018.

North Yorkshire mayor launches legal action against government’s fracking policy

Malton Mayor Paul Andrews believes it seeks to impose ‘an unacceptable level of government control’ on local planning applications

EU bans halogen bulbs in favour of greener LEDs

LEDs are more expensive in the short-term but cheaper over an extended period

Smart meter deadline should be extended to 2023, says Citizens Advice

Customers contacted its helpline with more than 3,000 technology issues last year

UK seeks views on performance of Capacity Market

The scheme provides payments to generators for making capacity available or reducing demand when required to do so

Labour Party promises fairer, more sustainable energy system

It claims the Conservative government has “undermined Britain’s energy industry at every turn”

Five million vulnerable homes face £47 energy price rise

Ofgem is increasing the safeguard tariff, following a rise in global oil prices, from 1st October 2018