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‘2020 target for smart meter rollout will not be met’

That’s the damning verdict from Rachel Reeves, Chair of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee

Is the tide of public opinion turning against fracking?

The latest BEIS Public Attitude Tracker, which is now on its 28th wave, would seem to suggest so…

UK’s PACT with Colombia to improve energy access

Around three million people in Colombia have no access to electricity

Bids invited for share of £320m for heat networks

Pre-applications for the first funding round must be submitted by 6th March

Businesses advised to prepare for new energy and emissions rules

All large companies must report on their global energy use and greenhouse gas emissions from 1st April 2019

Government charges up energy storage sector with £20m boost

BEIS is aiming for up to three demonstration projects to be built and tested by the end of 2021

Top-up capacity market auction planned for next summer

BEIS reiterated it is ‘working closely’ with the European Commission on the necessary steps for the scheme to be investigated ‘as quickly as possible’

Energy suppliers accused of ‘pestering’ customers over smart meter installations

An investigation by Money Mail alleges some householders have been ‘bombarded’ with calls, emails, letters and texts

Smart meter rollout costs will likely escalate, warns NAO

It says BEIS underestimated the time it would take to implement the infrastructure and technical standards for the second generation of smart meters

Public opposition to fracking in the UK has fallen

That’s according to the latest BEIS Public Attitude Tracker, which is now on its 26th wave