UK needs new energy body at "arm’s length" from Government

The UK needs a new independent body to look after energy policies to prevent them being “too easily influenced by the political wind”, according to the UK Energy Research Council (UKERC). The Government is currently drawing up a package of reforms to the electricity market (EMR), which includes incentives to use renewable energy like solar […]

Huhne: EMR is "biggest change to market since privatisation"

Chris Huhne today laid out the “biggest change since privatisation” to the electricity market. The Energy Secretary announced the publication of the Electricity Market Reform (EMR) White Paper at Westminster this afternoon. The EMR is the Coalition’s plan to steer the UK towards low carbon energy. Over the next decade a quarter of the UK’s […]