‘BEIS statement on tidal lagoons was designed to mislead’

Tidal Lagoon Power said the government’s assessment of Swansea Bay’s costs have not been accurately calculated

BEIS appoints new chair to Committee for Radioactive Waste Management

Sir Nigel Thrift is dubbed as one of the world’s leading human geographers

UK’s fuel poverty gap ‘to expand by 9% in 2018’

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy said the growth would be ‘mainly driven by increases in fuel prices’

Energy price cap champion appointed to lead Ofgem

Martin Cave previously said the temporary price cap was needed to protect consumers from unfair energy price rises

Remote island wind projects able to compete in renewable auction

Wind farms with a capacity of 5MW and more will be able to take part in the upcoming Contracts for Difference auction

MPs launch inquiry into nuclear waste disposal

They will examine the draft National Policy Statement for Geological Disposal Infrastructure’s objective and scope of the guidance for those considering applications

UK offers up to £2m to support green finance in China

Proposals should be submitted by 29th June 2018

Public concern about UK’s energy security increases since last year

Around 72% of Brits are worried the UK becoming too dependent on energy from other countries

Utilita Energy files for judicial review into smart meter rollout

The government extended the date from July to October 2018 but the energy firm said it “repeatedly urged BEIS” to push the deadline for SMETS1 meters to at least 2020

BEIS to reinvent public attitude tracker

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is seeking views on proposed changes to its Public Attitudes Tracker. The quarterly report, which started in 2012 and is now on its 24th wave, aims to provide a valuable source of information regarding what people think about different forms of generation, changes to energy systems […]