Chancellor’s green backtrack offers hope to energy sector

George Osborne has backtracked on green policies by announcing a £250m package of help for energy intensive users. The Chancellor used his Autumn statement this lunchtime to announce a range of measures designed to help the energy sector, but many have seen this as a U-turn. Mr Osborne said he had listened to the concerns […]

BT: Ditch carbon policy in favour of ‘CO2 label’

BT is proposing a ‘CO2 label’ to replace current UK low carbon measures, according to the firm’s chief energy manager. The Telecoms giant wants a new, single electricity levy instead of the several policies and taxes that businesses deal with. Richard Tarboton, Energy & Carbon Programme Director at BT told audiences at The Energy Event […]