Smaller energy firms required to give £140 discount to vulnerable customers

Around 2.2m people currently receive the one-off discount under the Warm Home Discount scheme

UK energy minister hails Scottish renewables success

The sector is delivering around 25% of the UK’s total renewable generation capacity

Claire Perry to headline Energy Live Expo

Minister will speak to energy users at our flagship conference

UK Government announces new heat network scheme

It aims to reduce bills for both consumers and non-domestic customers and play a key role in lowering carbon emissions

Claire Perry: ‘Regions coming together to drive clean growth’

The Minister said initiatives such as the creation of Energy Innovation Zones (EIZs) in the West Midlands are good examples of how regions are striving to increase collaboration and innovation

UK intends to stay in EU’s carbon market until 2020

The government is still working through the details of how this would work during the transition period

Energy Minister reaffirms clean growth commitment in Tees Valley

Energy Minister Claire Perry reaffirmed the government’s commitment to clean growth during her visit to Tees Valley yesterday. She said the region has the potential to exploit opportunities from future growth industries such as carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS), district heating and hydrogen. Ms Perry added the government’s commitment to regeneration and clean energy […]

Claire Perry promoted to cabinet in reshuffle

Climate Change Minister Claire Perry will be a member of cabinet following Theresa May’s reshuffle. Following the promotion, she will attend as Minister of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Mrs Perry has previously worked on delivering the UK’s Clean Growth Strategy to decarbonise energy and heat across the country. […]

UK consults on streamlined energy and carbon reporting

A reform package aimed at reducing administrative burdens and raising energy efficiency awareness has been published. The streamlined energy and carbon reporting consultation is seeking views on how to replace the reporting element of the Carbon Reduction Commitment, which will be abolished after the 2018/19 compliance year. That includes mandatory annual reporting and disclosure of […]

All things energy at the Conservative Party Conference

  ELN attended the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester this week, where we spoke to the Ministers and MPs gathered there about all things energy.