Energy Systems Catapult chosen to manage £16.5m heat pump trial

The pilot project aims to understand the technical and practical feasibility of a large-scale installation of heat pumps

Refusing smart meters ‘could soon become very expensive’ for households

Climate Change Minister Lord Duncan told the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee that people who stop a smart meter being installed could be hit by “very high” bills

Carbon pricing after Brexit – what might it mean for UK energy users?

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is planning for the future of carbon pricing in a no-deal Brexit.

Government ‘must stop publishing misleading solar statistics’

The Solar Trade Association says official figures relating to solar photovoltaic deployment in the UK are inaccurate and calls for the method of data collection to be reformed

Guest Blog: Haydn Young – Commercial energy efficiency and the elephant in the room

Saving energy and improving assets is a win-win for both tenant and a landlord. Yet making it happen can be difficult

Record low price for offshore wind in clean energy auction

Around 6GW of projects have been awarded contracts, with offshore wind projects set to be delivered for as low as £39.65/MWh

UK’s COP26 President Claire Perry not to seek re-election

She was recently appointed to head the next major UN climate summit which will take place in Glasgow if the UK’s bid is successful

Government seeks views on energy efficiency requirements for external power supplies

The updated requirements for products such as mobile phones and speakers are estimated to save around one million tonnes of carbon emissions equivalent between 2020 and 2029

Government warms up for major heat pump trial

BEIS is seeking bids for around £16.5m of contracts for the management and delivery of the demonstration project

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UK Climate Investments backs clean energy projects in South Africa

It is supporting the development of 254MW of renewable energy projects