EU seeks views on tightening state aid rules for carbon market

The Commission has launched a consultation on the revised guidelines for emissions allowance trading post-2021, which includes reducing the number of sectors eligible for compensation

Ed Davey – “We’re a Monty Python government”

The Coalition is a “Monty Python government” Energy Secretary Ed Davey claimed yesterday – but not because of Prime Minister David Cameron’s silly walks. Referring to the legendary British comedy group’s sketch in a speech at the Energy Event in Birmingham yesterday, Mr Davey (pictured) eschewed Eric Idle’s frantic, innuendo-laden delivery for his usual earnest […]

npower’s Wayne Mitchell’s Blog

Is £250 million enough to avert carbon leakage? If I told you that you’d be paying almost double in taxation for an essential business commodity in ten years time – whereas competitors in China and the USA would only be paying slightly more, and those in Japan, Russia and Turkey would be paying the same […]