Contracts for Difference bidding window extended after legal action

The process is expected to be delayed following the legal challenge from an unnamed complainant

UK’s overall emissions dropped by 9.1m tonnes in 2018

A new release of statistics from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy shows there was a 2.4% year-on-year decrease from 2017’s figures

BEIS and Ofgem seek views on future energy retail market vision

They are considering ways to make regulation ‘more flexible’ so they can adapt to change more quickly

More than half of UK public ‘don’t trust energy suppliers’

That’s according to the latest BEIS Public Attitude Tracker, which is now on its 30th wave of finding out what the UK public think about a variety of energy issues

Energy efficiency: New quality scheme to protect low income homes

Only trusted tradesmen will be able to carry out home energy improvements for families supported through the Energy Company Obligation initiative

SSE calls on government to increase offshore wind cap

This year’s Contract for Difference (CfD) auction includes a capacity cap of 6GW for low carbon power

Collapse of 11 energy suppliers ‘could cost consumers £172m’

Citizens Advice estimates that is the total amount left behind by the failed energy suppliers

Rural renewables get £10m funding boost

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy says the money aims to help countryside communities install clean electricity, cut their bills and reduce emissions

Modern and digitalised energy system ‘hindered by poor quality and inaccurate data’

The Energy Data Taskforce has set out five key recommendations to modernise the energy system and drive it towards a net zero carbon future

Net Zero Carbon Taskforce launched in the UK

The announcement coincides with the government’s commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050