Chancellor announces £400 discount on energy bills

This is part of £15bn measures to tackle rising energy prices and the cost-of-living

House of Lords Committee launches inquiry into Ofwat’s powers

It is inviting written evidence from interested individuals and organisations by 24th June 2022

New measures to protect UK aluminium extrusions industry from Chinese imports

The Trade Remedies Authority’s investigation found these imports ‘are being dumped into the UK at unfair prices and causing injury’ to the UK industry

Newly-appointed Australian PM Anthony Albanese wants to ‘end climate wars’

Mr Albanese, who was sworn in as the country’s 31st prime minister this morning, said the new government in Australia ‘represents a change’

IMF calls on governments to subsidise food and energy

Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said support should be provided in a ‘very targeted manner, preferably by providing subsidies directly to people’

Netherlands to ban fossil fuel boilers from 2026

Dutch homes will have to install sustainable heating systems, such as a hybrid heat pumps, instead

‘Green trade key to cut Russian ties’ says Trade Secretary

She is putting a huge emphasis on ensuring the UK is a leader in green commerce

Business Secretary implores petrol retailers to cut prices

This follows Brits’ frustrations at the Chancellor’s Spring Statement not being delivered on

New EU cross-border energy infrastructure rules end support for oil and gas projects

The Council has adopted a revised Trans-European Networks for Energy Regulation, which also introduces mandatory sustainability criteria for all projects

Norway eyes 30GW of offshore wind capacity by 2040

The next licensing round for new offshore wind areas will be carried out in 2025